Strong Female Lead is a lifestyle and culture blog dedicated to celebrating the badass women
of the arts.
Despite the main color of this blog, I wanted to be the yellow Power Ranger when I was younger. My mother desperately tried to convince me that being a ladybug for Halloween was more suitable, but even at the tender age of five the thought of being something so dainty completely repulsed me. It was the year '98 and I had been watching the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers movie on repeat. I was obsessed with watching Aisha Campbell, who would become my first example of a strong female lead, as she made major moves in Angel Grove. Seeing her slay alongside the male rangers (and fellow female badass Kimberly—the pink ranger!) without batting an eyelash solidified my decision to rock that yellow spandex suit with confidence.
Spirited and full of energy, Aisha was always up to the challenge of being a Power Ranger and there was something spectacular about seeing a woman who looked just like me take on this role. And ever since my first taste of a strong female lead in Aisha, I've proudly watched and followed the work and careers of many other strong women, hence the reason for this blog.