I couldn’t be one of the turtles or one of the Ghostbusters, because there were no girl teenage mutant ninja turtles, and there were no girl Ghostbusters.
“Why? Should I Go See It?”
Erin Ramsey

This was one of the most profound realizations for me, as well. Knowing that my eight-year-old self could finally play Ghostbusters because there WERE girls. It was an unfurling I didn’t notice that my thirty-year-old self required.

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