Feminism has tried to define a strong female character, but maybe the strong female characters should be what redefines feminism.
The continuous debate of plot vs character is less of a debate, and more of the balance of moving a story forward.
The timeless rivalry of boys vs. girls points out that differences exist, but that's a good thing. On both sides Individuality exists as well.
Prejudice is a real problem in the world. Stories may offer part of the solution in helping us learn that all lives matter.
My greatest hero is Jesus Christ, and we get to celebrate Him as a hero every Easter! He teaches me how I can be better and write better.