Charlene Haparimwi

Charlene Haparimwi

Chicago based freelance writer.

I've done freelance writing for HelloGiggles, Huffington Post, Seventeen & Hooligan Mag about intersectional feminism, fashion + beauty, and positive news stories. Email:

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The Bechdel Test is Outdated, Here is the New and Improved One – Movie Time Guru

The Representation Project created a new test, “The Representation Test,” that covers more diverse topics and inclusive language. This test asks questions like:

“Is the protagonist a woman, LGBT and/or differently abled character?”

“Is violence glorified, stereotypes prominent and/or men’s bodies the standard fit norm?”

“Is the director and/or screenplay writer a member of a marginalized group?”