FAVORITE FEMALE TV BADASSES

In no order because let's stop comparing ourselves
  1. CJ Cregg
    The inspiration for this list/my life
  2. Lorelai Gilmore
    Queen
  3. Emily Gilmore
    Ultimate HBIC
  4. Leslie Knope
    QUEEN
  5. Daenerys Stormborn, of House Targaryen, the First of Her Name, the Unburnt, Queen of Meereen, Queen of the Andals and the Rhoynar and the First Men, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragons
    So badass I'm crying 🐲
  6. Brienne of Tarth
    Game of Thrones has all the badass ladies
  7. Lady Olenna
    Her devastating reads of all the terrible people in Westeros give me life
  8. Arya Stark
    I AM ARYA STARK OF WINTERFELL AND I'M GOING HOME
  9. Mindy Lahiri
    So real. Please give yourself credit, Dr. L, you're amazing
  10. Liz Lemon
    This gif says it, right?
  11. Cristina Yang
    "Have some fire. Be unstoppable. Be a force of nature. Be better than anyone here, and don’t give a damn what anyone thinks. There are no teams here, no buddies. You’re on your own. Be on your own."
  12. Blair Waldorf
  13. Miranda Bailey
    My worst fear is Miranda Bailey's withering stare directed at me or my loved ones.
  14. Taystee
    The heart and soul of Litchfield
  15. Fiona Gallagher
  16. Olivia Benson
    Tell me you wouldn't want Olivia Benson protecting you in a dangerous situation
  17. Mona Vanderwaal
    Baddest bitch in the whole damn town
  18. Olivia Pope
  19. Peggy Olson
    This strut is everything
  20. Joan Harris
    I loved watching Joan and Peggy both rise against the odds using the methods they each understood and the gifts at their disposal. One of the best parts of Mad Men
  21. Annalise Keating
    👑
  22. Claire Underwood
  23. Ladonna Williams
    Has everyone seen Treme? Required viewing
  24. Abbi & Ilana
    Friendship goals
  25. Tami Taylor
    Mom/wife goals
  26. Carol Peletier
    Basically lady Rambo
  27. Michonne
    Literally slays
  28. Alicia Florrick
  29. Kimmy Schmidt
    My sunshine
  30. Selina Meyer
    Suggested by   @karlalucia
  31. Veronica Mars
    Suggested by   @MatthewAlmont
  32. Buffy
    Suggested by   @jb_piper
  33. Detective Erin Lindsay
    Suggested by   @jmewants2travel
  34. Rosa Diaz
    Former ballerina, currently the toughest cop in the 9-9
    Suggested by   @Boogie
  35. Carrie Mathison
    🇺🇸💊🎷
    Suggested by   @paulus
  36. Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan
    The best. Came into her own as the series progressed. Always knew her own mind.
    Suggested by   @solitarygigi
  37. Sydney Bristow
    Suggested by   @Melodie
  38. monica geller
    Suggested by   @kaelephant
  39. Brianna Grace & Frankie
    My favorite...
    Suggested by   @notme