10 Times When Mindy Lahiri Was A Feminist Icon

The Mindy Project follows the life of Dr. Mindy Lahiri as she lives her way through New York City as a single woman of color in a male dominated profession. If that doesn’t make you think that Mindy Lahiri is a television feminist icon, maybe these instances will.

1. The time when she described herself perfectly

2. When she exercised her Constitutional rights

3. When she said f*ck heteronormativity

4. The time when she fought for women’s representation in music

5. When she channeled Beyonce for inspiration

6. And Sandra Bullock

7. When she shut down the complicated woman trope

8. When she did not have time for rudeness

9. And again

10. The time she gave beauty standards a reality check