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The Fangirl

Long time geek, fangirl, mother, and reader. I've got a lot to say, you might not like it all, but it will be honest and hopefully helpful.

Why The Bechdel Test Is More Important Than You Realize

"We all talk about the Bechdel Test all the time, because it's so simple: Does a story have two women who talk to each other, about something other than a man? But almost every time it comes up, we all dismiss it, because it's too simple or too arbitrary. But actually, the Bechdel Test is more important than anyone realizes."


They make some great points about how the test should be the beginning of the conversation, not the end. 

Source: http://io9.com/why-the-bechdel-test-is-more-important-than-you-realize-1586135613