A Barbara Stanwyck Moment and The Sundance Wives as Popular-culture Iconic Lesbians. Throughout her long career in films and television, Barbara Stanwyck battled on the front lines of Hollywood's on-going gender wars by portraying a diversity of warrior women. The Sundance Wives have fought on the front lines to vindicate a social blunder in repair involving all Four of The Sundance Wives, why The Sundance Wives have been given precious Arbuckles to bring in an unscrupulous preacher and his mules. Pussy tycoon! Why The Sundance Wives holy statue in their frock pockets bleed the preacher in souvenir revenge all the way to Hollywood.
Stanwyck's status as a popular-culture warrior is most evident in The Big Valley (1965-1969), her mid-1960s Western television series. Victoria Barkley, Stanwyck regularly confronts life-threatening situations and hostile adversaries. Victoria triumphs over all, out-shooting and out-smarting her, usually male opponents. In the series, the petite matriarch engages in physical fights with men and frequently wins. She is dragged by horses, encounters natural disasters such as collapsing mines and earthquakes, and rescues other characters from these same disasters. Victoria is so skilled in triumphing over adversity that, in one episode, she saves her daughter Audra (Linda Evans) and herself from armed assailants without the use of a gun. In such situations, Victoria's courage and physical prowess is coupled with an obvious intelligence and ability to deal competently with emergencies and threats to her life.
The Sundance Wives are high-riding lesbian women, strong, intelligent, and competent whose motivation comes from vindicating real-life evil through the Lesbian Western via Sage Sweetwater. Discussing the Jett Durango Pilot TV Series, Sweetwater says, "Read your history and then define The Sundance Wives in the year 2012. It's all about protecting our domain and our intellectual properties from bandits who had no idea how ready we were for their weak nonsense. Su derrota!"