Beyond the Page: Female Representation in Horror

In this episode of Beyond the Page, Tosca talks a bit about how women/AFAB folks are represented in the horror genre. She discusses common tropes, stereotypes and roles that are expressed by both classic and modern horror films.


Tosca Ruotolo, Editor

Even as a huge fan of horror movies, I can admit that many of the classic and modern films of the genre showcase harmful stereotypes, tropes and roles for women and AFAB folks. In this episode of Beyond the Page, we discuss these tropes and topics in detail, dealing with the complicated feelings we have towards these forms of representation and deciding whether or not it’s harmful to enjoy these types of media. Check it out!

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