Furiosa Test

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See also: Misogyny in Fandom; Fuck You, She's Awesome; Bechdel Test; Mako Mori Test; Tauriel Test; Sexy Lamp Test
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Named after Furiosa, a character (and arguably the main character) of 2015's Mad Max: Fury Road, the Furiosa Test is a simple standard for to judge a piece of media's feminist qualities. It passes if:

  • It causes misogynists to boycott it

Origin

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The Furiosa Test was proposed by Twitter user Sean M. Puckett in June 2015:: "Proposed: the Furiosa test. Your movie/game/book/play passes if it incites men's rights dipshits to boycott."[1]

As Tumblr user roachpatrol explained: "It was formally named during the kerfluffle around Mad Max: Fury Road. If Men’s Rights Activists declare the movie to be feminist propaganda and demand a boycott (excuse me, a mancott), the movie has passed the Furiosa Test."[2]

Reference

  1. Proposed: the Furiosa test... Posted June 6, 2015. Accessed January 28, 2016.
  2. What's the Furiosa test... Posted December 2015. Accessed January 28, 2016.