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Old June 21 2013, 08:18 AM   #483
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Re: Star Trek Into Darkness & The Bechdel Test

Crazy Eddie wrote: View Post
And the award for most ironic post goes to:

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If the gender roles were completely flipped in Trek so that we have only one black dude and a blond scientist among the main cast I wonder how people would react to the gender balance?
The person who argues vociferously for percentage quotas in background extras and then uses the term "gender roles" to refer to sex.
Thank you! Exactly that. I'd be complaining that the movie was excessively weighted in favour of one gender.

I do wonder though how many people arguing in favour of the status quo at present would find an overly female cast odd.
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