Because the best genre is also home to the best people.
Horror hasn’t always had the best track record with depicting women fairly in its media. There are, however, a few gems that have made strides in empowering and flipping the script for women.
Here’s your starter pack to getting to know the big names in equality in the horror industry.
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Season of the Witch
The Love Witch
The Company of Wolves
This is just a light smattering of the incredible icons, movies and books representing women in horror. But it’s important to actively seek them out to support indie horror and a more inclusive future of the genre.