Rue McClanahan: An Appreciation Of The Original Jezebel

Rue McClanahan—who passed away today—is best remembered for her Emmy-winning role on The Golden Girls. Blanche Devereaux was a notch in the bedpost of sex-positive feminism because—for the first time—a self-involved, slutty, older lady was endearing, not repulsive. » 6/03/10 3:30pm 6/03/10 3:30pm

20 Feminist TV Characters

Mary Richards (The Mary Tyler Moore Show) is often noted as being the feminist icon of television. While Ms. Richards may have been a groundbreaking portrayal of a working woman, she never actually talked about being a feminist. Here, we list fictional characters who more openly flew their feminist flags. » 6/02/09 5:00pm 6/02/09 5:00pm