They also ranked the importance of physical competence more highly. And hey, hey -- there's nothing wrong with that specifically, but let's be honest about what's happening and who we're serving or not serving and at whose expense. The answer, dear reader, is that she is posing for you. Batman is a particularly super heroines in sexual trouble example: Maybe they thought I had tried to look pretty that day and they were telling me I had succeeded in that goal.
But as the 5,th example of a superhero comic presenting female sexuality in tone-deaf ways, it's just depressing. They are full of heroes that inspire us to be better, to think more things are possible, to imagine a world where we can become something amazing.
I don't feel like the comics are talking to me; I feel like they're talking about me, the way both Jason Todd and Roy Harper talk about Starfire like two dudes high fiving over a mutual conquest left. Review of American Imperialism and Identity Conference.
If you really want to support Starfire's "liberated sexuality" like she's somehow a person with real agency, what people should really be campaigning for is more half-clothed dudes in suggestive poses to get drawn around her, since I'm sure that's what she'd like to see. Are you a scientist who specializes in neuroscience, cognitive science, or psychology?