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February 22, 2012

84th Oscars Still Dominated by Male-Centric Stories

There are so many great actresses in Hollywood, but it seems like the movies are still not telling enough stories about women's lives.

women-in-moviesThe Bechdel Test measures gender bias in movies. To past the test, the movie must have at least two women with names who talk to each other about something other than a man. The test doesn’t evaluate the quality of the film or the quality of the portrayal of women, but it is a basic indicator of the prominence of women in the movies. Surprisingly, even after years of great success for women’s rights, Hollywood hasn’t caught up. Check out the video below to watch Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency assess whether or not the movies nominated for best picture in this year's Academy Awards pass the test.

 

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