film studies

Thinking about the Bechdel Test

by meanlouise December 7, 2013 academia

The Bechdel Test is (was) a hot conversation topic at the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) conference (last month, which is when I wrote this post I’m only now getting around to editing & posting). In 1985, a strip from Alison Bechdel’s Dykes to Watch Out For comic titled “The Rule” featured two […]

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