I think Linkle is pretty cool. No reason to be mad about her, especially not her being a "ms. male character". That's just moronic.
As far as being the protag of a mainline Zelda game? No. Link has always been a male. No matter what people say, Link is a character, and he's male. There's a reason he always looks similar (green tunic, yellow droopy hair), and he's always called Link in non-Zelda games. MK8, Smash... Always referred to as Link. Changing that for no reason other than to appease SJWs is not a good idea. If they come up with a good story (or even better, gameplay) reason to have a female Link, then by all means, do it.
I have no problem playing as a girl. The Metroid series is probably my favorite series and you play as a female the whole time. I just don't want a character to be changed without any good reason.
Also, just anecdotal evidence here, but almost all of my sisters would rather play as a guy and enjoy movies and shows more when there's a male protag.