your ultimate girl gang
Casting your dream barkada has never been more fun thanks to the complex, multi-dimensional women leading the charge in the streaming era.
The best female-driven shows to stream.
Jessica Jones Who she is: Top-notch private investigator by day, reluctant superhero by night. Having survived months with a mindcontrolling psychopath, Jessica tends to keep to herself and look for the worst in people, but deep down she’s got a good heart. Why she’d make a great ruth Wilder Who she is: A starving actress whose search for good roles leads her to audition for GLOW, a.k.a. gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. Why she’d make a great friend: Wrestling is all about trust, and you can trust Ruth with the scariest stunts. Though that offred
Who she is: in Thehandmaid’stale, a dystopian novel written in the ‘80s and adapted for the small screen at a time when real life seems to be just a few plot twists away from becoming the scariest dystopian story we would ever live through, Offred is a slave forced to bear children for powerful men in an infertile community. Claire underwood Who she is: From First Lady to Vice President to Acting President, Claire is now the President of the United States in House of Cards. Why she’d make a great friend: Claire is all too familiar with the struggles of women fighting hard to make a name for
friend: Her zero tolerance policy for BS makes her very selective when it comes to the people she lets into her inner circle. Once you gain her trust, though, she’ll have your back for life—and in this crazy world, having a virtually indestructible ally isn’t a bad thing. Where to spot her: marvel’s Jessica Jones and The Defenders on Netflix. doesn’t change the fact that she slept with her BFF’S husband, you have to hand it to her for trying very hard to repair their friendship. She exerts the same tireless effort in all aspects of her life, so you can’t help but root for her. Where to spot her: GLOW on Netflix. Why she’d make a great friend: When Offred and her best friend were caught trying to escape, she takes the fall for both of them, fully aware of the punishment that awaits her. So yeah, definitely ride-or-die material. Where to spot her: The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu. themselves in a patriarchal world. She may strike you as cold and calculating, but she’s fiercely loyal to those who remain true to her. With her unapologetic approach to work and relationships, Claire is the friend who’ll give you the realness and tough love you need. Where to spot her: House of Cards on Netflix.