Some say yes, but I bet she’ll stick around -- if not in name, then in character. At least until Hollywood starts writing better roles for women.
Rape is a lazy plot device that -- nine times out of ten -- ends up being handled in such a hamfisted way that it makes me throw things at the screen.
friend zone
I understand how people might get sort of weirdly hopeful about slow-dancing with their BFFs to Billie Holiday 10 years down the line.
action movies
Sexual violence shouldn't be the go-to standard test we use to make sure heroines are "badass."
Google recently pressured popular site TV Tropes into removing all mentions of rape from its trope index. But that won't just make the trope go away.