Last month I went to see Hidden Figures at the cinema with my Mum and my Sister. It’s a film about equality in stereotypically male-dominated careers (like science, technology, engineering and maths), and I LOVED IT. A LOT.
The film comes at an appropriate time, especially for the Untied States as they adjust to life with a new president. Shortly after Trump’s inauguration, over 4.5 million people took part in an international women’s march. The film reminds us how we got to where we are and how much progress to equality we have already made, however it also shows us how hard it was to show the world that we are all as good as each other.
About 95% of my favourite fictional characters are strong and independent females, such as River Song from Doctor Who (pictured below holding a sontaran-style machine gun), and the women of The Big Bang…
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