strong female characters are gaining popularity, especially in Young Adult books. Lots of people (Myself included) love books that have strong, independent female characters even though traditionally women are portrayed as weak and helpless.
That's one reason why I can't country music. Cause them daisy Dukes and moonshine on her lips. Just ew. And pretty much patriarchy is everywhere in music<< I mainly listen to alternative and I don't notice misogyny that much