The textbook discusses sex and gender as it relates to advertising, music, television, movies, and technology. Watch one of the videos below from Feminist Frequency to delve more deeply into this topic as it relates to movies or video gaming.
- a. Movies: "The Oscars and The Bechdel Test" (10:29)
- b. Video Gaming: "Damsel in Distress: Part 1 - Tropes vs Women in Video Games" (23:34)
What is the author's argument regarding the role of sex and gender in either video? Which sociological theory seems most useful in explaining the argument?