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Swedish cinemas launch feminist movie rating



Published: Wed, November 6, 2013 @ 1:45 p.m.

Swedish cinemas launch feminist movie rating

STOCKHOLM (AP) — You expect movie ratings to tell you whether a film contains nudity, sex, profanity or violence. Now movie theaters in equality-minded Sweden are introducing a new rating to highlight gender bias, or rather the absence of it. To get an “A” rating, a movie must pass the so-called Bechdel test, which means it must have at least two named female characters who talk to each other about something other than a man.


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1kurtw(846 comments)posted 8 months, 3 weeks ago

How stupid is that. Did you ever eavesdrop two women having a conversation- they talk about plenty of things other than men. That kind of thinking demeans women, pure and simple

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