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

Because representation matters.

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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 bi-curious 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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12. 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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