The Oscars and the Bechdel Test

February 15, 2012

It’s been a few years since I’ve checked in with The Bechdel Test for Women in Movies so I thought it would be a good time to look in on… It’s been a few years since I’ve checked in with The Bechdel Test for Women in Movies so I thought it would be a good […]

FemFreq on KUOW’s The Conversation

July 1, 2011

I was interviewed on KUOW in Seattle. Since Pixar has announced it’s upcoming film Brave will star the animation studio’s first ever female lead, some attention has been placed on…I was interviewed on KUOW in Seattle. Since Pixar has announced it’s upcoming film Brave will star the animation studio’s first ever female lead, some attention […]

Tropes vs. Women: #3 The Smurfette Principle

April 21, 2011

This is the third of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine. Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women in Hollywood films and TV… This is the third of a six part series created for Bitch Magazine. Tropes vs. Women explores the reoccurring stories, themes and representations of women […]

Gender Across Borders Podcast Interview

September 14, 2010

Gender Across Borders (GAB) invited me to be a guest on their new monthly podcast to discuss the Bechdel Test. I applied the test to Sex and the City 2…Gender Across Borders (GAB) invited me to be a guest on their new monthly podcast to discuss the Bechdel Test. I applied the test to Sex […]

The Bechdel Test for Women in Movies

December 7, 2009

The Bechdel Test is a simple way to gauge the active presence of female characters in Hollywood films and just how well rounded and complete those roles are.  It was… The Bechdel Test is a simple way to gauge the active presence of female characters in Hollywood films and just how well rounded and complete […]