Image: Alison Bechdel
Nobody likes a test on a Monday,
but we reckon you need to do this one.
Think of your favourite movie:
Does it have
at least two women in it?
Do they talk
to each other?
If so, do
they talk about something besides a man?
The Bechdel test was popularized by Alison
Bechdel's comic Dykes to Watch
Out For, in a 1985 strip called The Rule. We think it’s pretty alarming how few films pass the test,
from the entire Lord of the Rings trilogy, to The Social Network and The