Last week was #buffyslays20, and Buffy is an excellent example. When feminists co-opted her for the gender wars, they denied the hero she actually is. Praise for her tough girl spunk and cheers for her super fighting power overshadowed the themes of duty, honor, self-sacrifice, as well as how much Buffy depended upon others, many, many times.

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