A devoted reader took the idea of Rejected Princesses and ran with it — all the way to fanfiction.net!
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.
The podcast Stuff Mom Never Told You did an episode recently on female samurai, which is worth a listen.
Shazia Perveen Is Pakistan’s First Female Firefighter, And She’s Blazing A Trail For Women Across The World In patriarchal Pakistan, female heroes are rare. And a woman playing a role that seems incredibly “manly” – saving people from burning houses, kicking down doors. and being… “At the outset, people would laugh at me when they… Read more »
At long last, the book work is in the revision stage, and website entries are going to resume. Your hint awaits within.
Martine Rothblatt founded United Therapeutics, the company which she now heads as CEO, and earned a PhD in bioethics in order to create a treatment for her terminally ill daughter, and others like her.
Syeda Ghulam Fatima is the General Secretary of the Bonded Labour Liberation Front Pakistan, an organization devoted to eliminating bonded labor and economic exploitation of workers. So far she has helped free over 80,000 people.
Kristen Griest and Shaye Haver became the first women to graduate from the US Army’s Ranger School.
In 1990, a group of fifteen Kenyan women founded the village Umoja as a refuge for women who had been abused by men.