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How Pop Culture Demonizes Powerful Women

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In Greek mythology, a spurned Madea kills her children to spite her cheating husband. Today, if you turn on the Lifetime channel, the female villains aren’t much better. Feminist author Sady Doyle joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how the violent woman trope affects the conversation about equality, which she writes about in, “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power.”