Bechdel Test

I'm always want to see a piece of fiction that is not only unique or interesting but is also held to some standards. One of the biggest problems right now is the portrayal of women.

Reviews will feature a pass or fail of the Bechdel Test. To pass the piece of fiction must have the following three criteria:

It has to have at least two women in it,
who talk to each other,
about something besides a man.
This doesn't necessarily mean that the fiction is amazing, nor does it mean that the fiction is without sexism. But it does at least have some form of awareness of the role of women in the stories we consume.

As I become aware and more understanding of other tests or simple ways like this to discuss the role of women, minorities, LGBT, etc., I will work them into the reviews.

Again, this test is a critique on the stories I review and isn't perfect. But it's at least a step. Also keep in mind that I'm not perfect either. At all. If there is ever a problem or question, don't hesitate to leave a comment.

For a full page on the Bechdel Test, here is the wikipedia.

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