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Admit it or not, that’s the very essence of objectification; the idea you can’t play a woman in a straight relationship, lest it incur the insecure homophobic wrath of the audience is disturbing in its reduction of a female character to a mere ornament. To exist for no other reason to rush a load of blood to your dick, but heaven forbid she want anything to DO with that dick—that’d be gay!
Jim Sterling - The Creepy Cull of Female Protagonists
If you have any inclination to want to tell stories or write characters, you listen to this. You listen to this and you pay attention.