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in high heels & backwards

This is a list, for myself, in no particular order, totally brainstormed, without elaboration. Inspired by a stalkery trip through yahtzee63's journal and a jaunt around halfamoon.

100(ish) female characters that I absolutely freaking love.

1. Lorelei Gilmore (The Gilmore Girls)
3. Rory Gilmore (The Gilmore Girls)
4. Emily Gilmore (The Gilmore Girls)
5. Parker (Leverage)
6. Boomer (BSG)
7. Sharon (BSG)
8. Caprica Six (BSG)
9. Laura Roslin (BSG
10. Kara Thrace <3 (BSG)
11. <3333 Paris <33333 (The Gilmore Girls)
12. Mrs. Kim (The Gilmore Girls)
13. Toph (A:TLA)
14. Katara (A:TLA)
15. Hermione fucking Granger!!!!
16. Molly Weasley
17. Bellatrix Lestrange
18. Minerva McGonagall
19. Rita Skeeter
20. Narcissa Malfoy
21. Parvati Patil
22. Angelina Johnson
23. Fleur Delacour
24. Cho Chang (All from Harry Potter)
25. Timoune (Once on This Island)
26. Katy Allen (Idol RPF)
27. Temperance Brennan (Bones)
28. Angela Montenegro (Bones)
29. Camille Saroyan
30. Caroline the lawyer! (Bones)
31. Abby (NCIS)
32. Ziva (NCIS)
33. Anne Shirley (Anne of Green Gables)
34. Diana Barry (Anne of Green Gables)
35. Marilla Cuthbert (Anne of Green Gables)
36. Rachel Lynde (Anne of Green Gables)
37. Josie Pye (Anne of Green Gables)
38. Aunt Kate & Aunt Chatty (Anne of Windy Poplars)
39. Jen Pringle (Anne of Windy Poplars)
40. Rilla Blythe (Rilla of Ingleside)
41. The Story Girl
42. Pat Gardiner (Pat of Silver Bush / Mistress Pat)
43. Charlotte the Spider <3333333 (Charlotte's Web)
44. Every Georgette Heyer heroine ever
45. Elizabeth Bennett (Pride & Prejudice)
46. all of the Bennett sisters!!!! (Pride & Prejudice)
47. Charlotte Lucas (Pride & Prejudice)
48. Mrs. Bennett (Pride & Prejudice)
49. Lady Catherine DeBourgh (Pride & Prejudice)
50. Emma Woodhouse (Emma)
51. Jane Fairfax (Emma)
52. The Dashwood sisters (Sense & Sensibility)
53. Anne Eliott (Persuasion)
54. Catherine Morland (Northanger Abbey)
55. Fanny Price (Mansfield Park)
56. Mary Crawford (Mansfield Park)
57. Idgie & Ruth, and Evelyn (Fried Green Tomatoes)
58. Guinevere (Merlin)
59. Morgana (Merlin)
60. Serena Van Der Woodsen (Gossip Girl)
61. Lily Van Der Woodsen (Gossip Girl)
62. Blair Waldorf (Gossip Girl)
63. Emily the Assistant (The Devil Wears Prada)
64. Miranda Priestly (The Devil Wears Prada)
65. Nobuta (Nobuta wo Produce)
66. Bando (Nobuta wo Produce)
67. Mariko (Nobuta wo Produce)
68. Fuu (Samurai Champloo)
69. Winry & Hawkeye (FMA)
70. Scully (X-Files)
71. Uhura (ST: TOS)
72. Willow (Buffy)
73. Tara (Buffy)
74. all the Disney Princesses!!!! but most especially JASMINE & BELLE <3333333
75. Pacha's wife from Emperor's New Groove I LOVE HER OK GOD I still resort to muttering "I gotta go wash something" when I need to ground myself sometimes
76. Tara (True Blood)
77. Tara's mom (True Blood)
78. Cinderella, The Baker's Wife, Little Red (Into the Woods)
79. Nellie Forbush (South Pacific)
80. Golde, Chava, Hodel, & Tzeitel (Fiddler on the Roof)
81. Dolly Levi (Hello, Dolly)
82. Nora Charles (The Thin Man)
83. Adelaide (Guys & Dolls)
84. Reno Sweeney (Anything Goes)
85. Maria, The Mother Abbess, The Baroness, Liesel, Gretel, & all the nuns!!!!! (Sound of Music)
86. Maria & Anita, West Side Story
87. Ripley (Alien)
88. Viola, 12th Night
89. Portia, The Merchant of Venice
90. Lady Macbeth :DDDDD
91. Rosalind (As You Like It)
92. Violetta (La Traviata & countless other incarnations)
93. Dot (Sunday in the Park with George)
94. fuck i almost forgot LUNA LOVEGOOD <3333333 (Harry Potter)
95. and Pansy Parkinson & Millicent Bulstrode & Lily Potter!!!!!!
96. Elizabeth Swann (Pirates of the Caribbean)
97. Aunt Abbey & Aunt Martha (Arsenic & Old Lace)
98. She-ra! I was She-Ra for Halloween when I was like 9. It was awesome. <33333
99. Dinah Lord & Liz Imbrie (The Philadelphia Story)
100. Tracy Lord (The Philadelphia Story) - my favorite of all. ♥

And as I finished I immediately thought of about 5 more, but eh. another list, another time.

i think this list says that a) most of the female characters i love came to me through musicals and through my childhood (holy god I left VESPER HOLLY off this list may the god of sexiness smite me :( ). And that in fiction, I'm drawn to women who have strong bonds wtih each other. Also contented old maids. :D And women who rely on their brains and their senses of justice before resorting to male tropes like violence or aggression. And women who maybe are a little confused, like me, about who they are and who they want to be, but who are nonetheless awesome for daring to try to find out. <3
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