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The Bechdel Test is THE WORST

Too long, didn’t watch? The Bechdel Test should not be used to rate feminism because that’s not how the Bechdel Test or feminism works.

Further reading about the state of women in film and television (most, if not all, take intersectionality into account):
http://womenintvfilm.sdsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2016_Celluloid_Ceiling_Report.pdf
http://womenintvfilm.sdsu.edu/files/2015-16-Boxed-In-Report.pdf
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/02/22/467665890/hollywood-has-a-major-diversity-problem-usc-study-finds
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/in-2016-female-directors-made-up-just-7-percent-of-top-grossing-films_us_5877cba7e4b06df924cb5ed5

There are plenty more things to read, but the above were some of what I used for research.

Blog post that inspired this video (from 2014): http://brisownworld.com/the-bechdel-test-is-the-worst/

 

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