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Peraltiago- Breaking gender stereotypes.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine has my heart for a lot of reasons; the humour, the bonds, the love, and so much more. However, the one thing that sticks out is Jake Peralta and Amy Santiago’s relationship.

I have always heard about a man’s misogynistic behaviour, especially prevalent in Pakistan, that watching Peraltiago’s relationship blossom the way it did was a breath of fresh air. Many scenes go against all the gender stereotypes, but my favourite one was the episode where Amy is scared to do her Sergeant exam.

It was this line: “I’ve always known that you were going to be my boss.”

Amy was scared about things being different between the two if her position changed. Which, in my opinion, is justified given how men are perceived in society. Jake brushed it off casually and was there for Amy no matter what! Like even moving into her apartment.

We don’t really get to see that in Pakistani media where not only the man but also the mother-in-law/ the sister-in-law is trying to nullify a girl’s constant efforts to progress in life.

What do you guys think? Are there any more relationships like this one?

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