What The Bechdel Test Is And Why Every Movie In Hollywood Needs To Pass It

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Think of the last movie you watched and answer this: Did women talk to other women about anything other than men? Jobs, friendships, politics, life … seriously, anything else other than men?

Let me be more specific: How can you tell whether a movie does a sucky job with its female characters? Well, pretty easily really: If it can’t answer the three questions asked in this video, then it fails the Bechdel Test.

Here’s what the test is, who created it, and why it’s important for lady representation in movies:

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