Where the Smart Girls Are – Geek Girl Navigating the World

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When I watch television, I don’t often watch the kinds of things that people expect a woman to watch. This is something that I tend to find funny, because many of those shows have such a large viewing audience that there must be women watching them, it’s just a flawed assumption that they aren’t. To me, it seems to be a no-brainer. When I want to see a female character that I can identify with, then I usually have to turn to specific television genres to find them.

I started to realize that there were fewer female role models on TV for me sometime around the time that I started watching “Scooby Doo.” Even though Scooby and the gang suffered from repetitive plots and recycled scenery, one of the big things the cartoon had going for it was Velma. Velma was one of the very first really
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