INSIDE THE ART, CRAFT AND BUSINESS OF WRITING for Film, TV, Books, Stage, Print or Digital Media (with Particular Attention to Comedy)
by Alison Bechdel & Liz Wallace
You will be shocked and appalled if you apply the test to movies released (and promoted!). Try it yourself or let the New Yorker do it for you…
Flip genders of your main characters and see what happens. You might find deeper levels of the story like Ridley Scott did with a little movie called Aliens.
And while you’re at it, what about giving your story…
And just for laughs – or not! – see what happens when POCs do get ‘featured’:
by Sasha Grapeworth from Funny or Die