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    12 Reasons "The Bold Type" Is The Show We've Been Waiting For

    Because representation matters.

    1. First of all it's feminist AF.

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    2. And super empowering.

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    3. It shows women taking ownership of their bodies.

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    4. Who are confident in who they are...

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    5. And unapologetically go after what they want.

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    6. It features a queer relationship between two women of color.

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    A bisexual black woman falling in love with a Muslim lesbian? THIS IS SO IMPORTANT.

    7. And shows what supportive friends actually look like.

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    8. It also tackles topics that would generally be considered taboo, like the gender pay gap.

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    9. And the female orgasm.

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    10. It features a badass woman in power who is confident and strong without being portrayed as cruel.

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    11. Oh, and the men on the show are actually supportive.

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    13. But most importantly, it demonstrates how much better the world is when women build each other up instead of tear each other down.

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    14. The Bold Type airs Tuesdays at 8/7c on Freeform

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