|Name:||Ginevra "Ginny" Molly Weasley|
|Location:|| Hogwarts (Britain)|
The Burrow (Ottery St. Catchpole, Britain)
|Relationships:|| Molly Weasley (mother)|
Arthur Weasley (father)
various brothers and nephews/niece via Weasley clan
Dean Thomas (dated)
Michael Corner (dated)
|Other:||born 11 August 1981|
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Portrayal in Fandom
Ginny has often, in some circles (such as Harry/Hermione or Harry/Draco shipper circles), been a victim of character bashing. This is presumably a result of backlash towards the Harry/Ginny canonical ship, which seemed to threaten the existence of those other ships. Some have claimed she is a Mary Sue (guilty of being too perfect), while others have argued against that judgement. Others have called her a slut, and various other misogynist names, as Mrs. Bombastic cataloged to prove such character bashing is prevalent.
- "The reason why I believe Ginny Weasley is important is because of her journey and what it entails...", Archived version by whiffingbooks on tumblr
Archives & Links
- J.K.Rowling Official Site. 11 August 2003. Archived at the Harry Potter Lexicon: Guide to jkrowling.com - Brithdays. (Accessed 20 January 2011.)
- mad_madame_me, (2009). In Defense of Ginny Weasley, retrieved March 30, 2011. Webcite.
- Mrs. Bombastic, (2006). Longing for what is 'right' rather than what is 'easy', retrieved May 22, 2011. Webcite.