The Bechdel Test

The Bechdel Test is the result of a desire for women characters who talk to each other and don’t just talk about men.

Brandon Sanders, Hugo Award Winning novelist, recommends to new writers in his classes at BYU that they use the Bechdel Test on their own writing.

Heather Froehlich used it to examine Shakespeare’s plays.

There’s an entire website that looks at modern movies based on the Bechdel Test.

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