The Bechdel-Wallace test

The Bechdel-Wallace test

Back in 1985, Alison Bechdel had the characters of her cartoon strip,┬áDykes to Watch Out For, jokingly make a gender equality ‘test’ for films. 33 years later, the Bechdel (or Bechdel-Wallace, to give credit to her friend Liz Wallace for the idea) test is...