How the Gilmore Girls Turned TV Tropes Upside Down, and Why We Still Need Them

While re-watching Gilmore Girls in the lead-up to its much-hyped reboot on Netflix in November of 2016, I noticed one quality resonating stronger than any other, which began to explain the show’s enduring popularity with progressive young people: its feminist backbone.

 

I wrote an article about all the themes, scenes, characters and other details through which the show exuded feminism, and why this is needed on TV today more than ever. 

SARAH GOODING IS A WRITER AND EDITOR BASED IN NEW YORK

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