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Alison Bechdel Gallery, "Dykes, Dads, and Moms to Watch Out For"

SO MUCH IN ONE LITTLE ROOM. I was constantly thinking this. I know that comics don’t take up a lot of space, but they had her furniture set up, books, posters, personal artifacts, a gigantic hanging print! 319 more words

Gallery Experience

To me, one of the most interesting parts of visiting the gallery was watching everyone else admire Alison’s work. I know that might be a little creepy sounding, but I really love to people watch. 177 more words

Does your favorite movie pass the Bechdel Test?

The Bechdel Test (/bech·del test/ n.)

What is it?

  • This is a test for movies that must follow 3 simple rules…
    • 1. It has to have at least two women in it…
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The Hopwood Round Table with Alison Bechdel

Alison Bechdel (left) and me (right…obviously).

Hey everybody, sorry I forgot to check the calendar before this event! But like T said in her announcement, Alison Bechdel gave the talk in the Hopwood Room today, and it was great. 56 more words

Alison Bechdel

I found this video of Alison describing her creative process very informative. It took me by surprise in a couple of ways. I did not expect her to write the story first without to pictures. 160 more words

Alison Bechdel

Alison Bechdel

Dykes to Watch Out For, created by Alison Bechdel, is a long-running comic strip that lasted from 1983 up until 2008. This specific comic strip focused on women who lived in the lesbian community, more specifically, how the cultural and political circumstances impacted their lives. 427 more words

Alison Bechdel

Alison Bechdel approaches cartoons in a very unique and interesting way. I really liked watching the two videos posted. I like hearing her talk about herself as a cartoonist as opposed to just having to read them. 274 more words