Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Fridge / DykesToWatchOutFor

Go To



*** Sexism isn't exactly the goal of the test, simply that two women are depicted as having a relationship that doesn't hinge on a man. One character initiating a conversation with another by complimenting her shoes could be a form of flirting.

to:

*** Sexism isn't exactly the goal of the test, simply that two women are depicted as having a relationship that doesn't hinge on a man. One character initiating a conversation with another by complimenting her shoes could be a form of flirting.flirting.
** Also, that woman is not supposed to be a role model. It's just supposed to illustrate Hollywood's sexism in that a person who applied such standards would have a hard time watching movies.


*** Can, but all too often ''don't''. Especially at the time the strip was written. Also consider that the all it takes to supposedly pass the test is a single brief conversation that in an of itself can still be incredibly sexist (just as long as it isn't about a man). "[[AllWomenLoveShoes Oh my god, I love your shoes!]]"

to:

*** Can, but all too often ''don't''. Especially at the time the strip was written. Also consider that the all it takes to supposedly pass the test is a single brief conversation that in an of itself can still be incredibly sexist (just as long as it isn't about a man). "[[AllWomenLoveShoes Oh my god, I love your shoes!]]"shoes!]]"
**** Sexism isn't exactly the goal of the test, simply that two women are depicted as having a relationship that doesn't hinge on a man. One character initiating a conversation with another by complimenting her shoes could be a form of flirting.


* Regarding the famous [[http://www.flickr.com/photos/zizyphus/34585797/ strip]] that gave use the BechdelTest: The woman says that she will only see a movie if it passes her test. But how does she know if a movie passes the test unless she sees it first?

to:

* Regarding the famous [[http://www.flickr.com/photos/zizyphus/34585797/ strip]] that gave use the BechdelTest: UsefulNotes/TheBechdelTest: The woman says that she will only see a movie if it passes her test. But how does she know if a movie passes the test unless she sees it first?


** Movie trailers, reviews, interviews and other publicity can reveal violations.

to:

** Movie trailers, reviews, interviews and other publicity can reveal violations.violations.
*** Can, but all too often ''don't''. Especially at the time the strip was written. Also consider that the all it takes to supposedly pass the test is a single brief conversation that in an of itself can still be incredibly sexist (just as long as it isn't about a man). "[[AllWomenLoveShoes Oh my god, I love your shoes!]]"


* Regarding the famous [[http://www.flickr.com/photos/zizyphus/34585797/ strip]] that gave use the BechdelTest: The woman says that she will only see a movie if it passes her test. But how does she know if a movie passes the test unless she sees it first?

to:

* Regarding the famous [[http://www.flickr.com/photos/zizyphus/34585797/ strip]] that gave use the BechdelTest: The woman says that she will only see a movie if it passes her test. But how does she know if a movie passes the test unless she sees it first?first?
** Movie trailers, reviews, interviews and other publicity can reveal violations.

Added DiffLines:

* Regarding the famous [[http://www.flickr.com/photos/zizyphus/34585797/ strip]] that gave use the BechdelTest: The woman says that she will only see a movie if it passes her test. But how does she know if a movie passes the test unless she sees it first?

Showing 6 edit(s) of 6

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report