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The Smurfette Principle Explained

i'll just leave this here

How do we love thee, Feminist Frequency? Not only is your two year old video still the definitive word on the Bechdel Test, now you’re covering an entire series of female-oriented tropes? /sigh

Oh, and if you’re curious about some of the feeble ways that people have tried to subvert the Smurfette Principle, check out our launch Power Grid.

(via Sociological Images.)

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