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Tag: Gender Bias

, | By Juliana Lyon

[ January 4, 2016 ]

Lucy, the Bechdel Test, and Gender Bias in Film

I. Many movies today still┬ádo not pass the Bechdel Test, which asks that two, named female characters speak to each other during a film about something other than a man. Created by American cartoonist, Alison Bechdel, the initial idea for the test came from her 1985 cartoon strip called Dykes to Watch Out For. Because …