Tag Archive | Feminism

Why I’m a Feminist

Why I’m a Feminist

Those who’ve read Alara’s Call know it is fundamentally about equality. And when I discuss the subject, I do try to keep the focus on equality, because for too many people feminism is a red flag. They think it means anti-male. But honest feminism is not about pulling men down. That’s misandry. Feminism is about […]

The Bechdel Test: Not Just For Feminists and Filmmakers Anymore

The Bechdel Test: Not Just For Feminists and Filmmakers Anymore

Guest Blogger: Jennie Jarvis In 1985, Alison Bechdel featured the following passage in her comic, Dykes to Look Out For: While the above “requirements” of a movie worth watching began as a bit of a joke, it has since grown into a real Test used to evaluate the presence of women in a film. Keep […]