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.