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Guys, stop letting 'strong' confuse you. It's just put there to differentiate from the normalcy of poorly written female characters. A female character who is physically strong can be 'weak' if that's her only defining trait. Too often people confuse a masculine female with "strong" which is entirely counterproductive.

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Tells you the only true definition of strong female characters—and how you can use it to make your own heroines even more compelling and interesting.

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Warning Signs that the "Strong Female Character" in the movie is it strong for the sake of the male gaze...

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Writing Strong Female Characters: What You're Doing Wrong - a list of common mistakes authors make while writing "strong" women characters.

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"I’m a female writer and, what’s interesting about the Wizarding World is, when you take physical strength out of the equation, a woman can fight just the same as a man can fight, a woman can do magic just as powerfully as a man can do magic and I consider that I’ve written a lot of well-rounded female characters in these books." - JK Rowling

"I’m a female writer and, what’s interesting about the Wizarding World is, when you take physical strength out of the equation, a woman can fight just the same as a man can fight, a woman can do magic just as powerfully as a man can do magic and I consider that I’ve written a lot of well-rounded female characters in these books." - JK Rowling

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