The thief was knocked to the ground by the scooter as the two women – 92 and 75 – sped off.
Well-behaved women seldom make history.Rejected Princesses celebrates those who did. Part art project, part standup routine, part book report, this site imagines what if we made animated musicals about the women of history and myth who refused to behave.
Rejected Princesses is not for kids. Unless your kid is awesome.
In the 1970s Fanchon Blake was a sergeant in the Los Angeles police, and department policies held that women were ineligible for promotion beyond that rank. She filed a lawsuit against discriminatory hiring policies and won.
During World War II, the US Army hired scores of female mathematicians. A handful became some of the first computer programmers when they were given the task of programming ENIAC.
Some have questioned why I write about brutal and morally reprehensible people, instead of just focusing on good role models. I have thoughts on the matter.