A sad and frustrating fact about our current society is that sexism is still very much ingrained in our culture, as is the objectification of women. In writing a novel in a contemporary setting, I could not and did not wish to shy away from that. One of the things I did hope to convey, however, is that these attitudes and behaviors are wrong.
A while back I wrote a piece about what we as fans need to stop doing with regard to our favorite franchises and their adaptation to the screen. There were originally three points covered there, but since then, guess what? I’ve come up with five more. Surprise, sur-freakin-prise.