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The Bechdel Test

Claire Fallon

12 Amazing Books That Pass The Bechdel Test

HuffingtonPost.com | Claire Fallon | Posted 06.18.2014 | Books

Belle, Divergent, and The Other Woman passed it. The Avengers and A Million Ways to Die in the West, not so much. The Bechdel Test, proposed by cartoo...

Putting Kids' Shows to the Bechdel Test

Kayla Williams | Posted 02.18.2014 | Parents
Kayla Williams

Earlier this year, I heard about the Bechdel test. It wasn't long before I started thinking about the shows my kids watch and wondering how they would perform on a modified version of it.

The Feminism of Pretty Little Liars

Morgan Glennon | Posted 05.19.2012 | TV
Morgan Glennon

If two female characters have scenes together, are they talking about something other than their love lives? It's amazing how few movies (only two of the Academy Award nominated pictures this year) and TV series pass this test. Pretty Little Liars, however, would pass this test with flying colors.