Whether they’re bringing a spark of hope to the galaxy, returning balance to the Force, or encouraging us to save what we love — not fight what we hate — the Women of Star Wars inspire and challenge us. Here’s a roundup of all of The Story Geeks’ recent content focusing on the Women of Star Wars and their far-reaching impact.
The Women of Star Wars Blog Series
In our recent Women of Star Wars blog series, The Story Geeks’ blogger Ashley Pauls took a deep dive into the character journeys of six female main characters in the franchise:
Leia is a woman known by several names, each carrying the weight of different legacies: Leia Organa. Leia Skywalker. She is a woman of many titles: Senator. Princess. General. She is a legend within…[Read More]
Qi’ra remains a bit of a mystery, at least to me. We’ve only seen her in one film, “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” and we get small hints of her past and her relationship with Han. We know that…[Read More]
Padmé Amidala is a quintessential politician, and I really do mean that as a compliment. We’re often a bit skeptical of “career politicians”; we wonder how pure their motives really are. Do they actually want to help people, or do they simply crave power and influence? However, Padmé…[Read More]
Rey is a survivor. After her family abandoned her on the lonely desert planet of Jakku, she’s spent years scavenging and learning how to fend for herself. She is wary of trusting others, and understandably so. Life is tough on Jakku, and you have to be careful of others who will try to steal your resources. Yet Rey is not…[Read More]
When we first meet her in “Rogue One,” Jyn Erso doesn’t particularly care about the Rebellion, or what’s happening elsewhere in the galaxy. Trapped in a dingy, depressing Imperial labor camp, she focuses on surviving one day at a time because…[Read More]
Out of all the characters I’ve covered so far in the Women of Star Wars blog series, Rose feels like the most relatable to the average fan’s experience. She isn’t in a position of power like Leia or Padmé. She doesn’t have impressive Force powers like Rey. She isn’t as…[Read More]
On The Story Geeks Podcast
Alexis Torres with Black Hollywood Live and AfterBuzzTV joined hosts Daryl and Jay to dive into Leia’s character journey in “Leia Organa – from Princess to General” on The Story Geeks podcast.
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Our Top 5 Female Star Wars Characters
Our Story Geeks community members have been submitting audio files listing their Top 5 Female Star Wars Characters. Listen for FREE on Patreon!
Check out Top 5s from: Sandra, Alex, Michael (from NerdSoul), Caitlin, Cody, Kimberly, Shannon (from Network 1901), Ashley, Jim, and Merrie.
Claudia Gray’s Star Wars Novel, Lost Stars
Ciena Ree is a fascinating contribution to the cast of female characters in the Star Wars universe!
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