Here are the ten reasons why Thea Queen is a feminist character:
- Thea Queen runs the Verdant Bar that her brother Oliver originally owned.
- After finding out that her birth father was the evil Malcolm Merlyn who used to be an assassin, Thea trained under him learning out to fight with swords and other fighting skills.
- Thea under the codename Speedy works with her brother the Green Arrow as a vigilante in Team Arrow.
- Thea Queen used to be a partier, but cleaned up her act after getting in car accident while under the influence of drugs.
- Speedy is immune to the magic that Damien uses to try to control people because of the Lazarus Pit that brought her back from the brink of death. Though the Lazarus Pit means that Thea had to deal with bloodlust.
- Thea can kick ass with her material arts kills because of raining with her biological father and brother.
- Queen has won archery contests, which she uses when she fights bad guys in Team Arrow.
- Without looking Speedy can throw a knife with perfect aim.
- Thea Queen can sense when people like her mother and brother are fighting even though they fool everybody else.
- Thea Queen can detect different poisons.