Can we talk for a second about how The 100 does not shy away from incorporating female characters at all?
Who’s the main character that winds up leading her people? A woman
But it doesn’t stop at just one powerful female.
Who leads the twelve united Grounder clans? A woman
Who led the Woods Clan? A woman
Who leads the TonDC tribe? A woman
Who was training to be a second? A woman
Who took over as chancellor on the ground? A woman
Who is the Sky People’s crucial mechanic? A
Who was the leader of the Guard? A WOMAN
Who acts against her own people to help save others she
barely knows? A WOMAN
And the list of female characters does not stop there.
There’s Harper, Monroe, Roma, Fox, Echo, Diana, Tsing, and multiple other background characters.
Any of these characters could have easily been male instead,
but they aren’t. They are all incredibly written women and girls. And this is
so important. A lot of other shows are starting to have great female characters,
but only have a limited number of them. The 100 does not hold back and feels no
needto put men everywhere.