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Thrashed by a lady cyclist
This makes me so happy.
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On finding Alfred Barker’s Name
Tracking down the birth name of one of Sydney's more colorful gangsters was tricky, but not THAT tricky.
New Website Feature: Search the Master List
You can now search through over 1500 badass historical and mythical women (and counting) - WAY more than are currently on the website - in a new feature on this website!
Writing Tough Ladies is Tough
Next entry's getting a bit delayed, but you're going to laugh as to why.
The RP Store is Now Open!
Just in time for the holidays, I've updated the RP store with all manner of posters, t-shirts, and the like!
Victorian-era female archers had style
Found a bunch of pictures of Victorian-era female archers. Thought I'd share.
How champion Olympian Risako Kawai thanked her coach
After Kawai won gold at women's wrestling for her weight class, she celebrated by bodyslamming her coach. Twice.
More before-and-after from the book
Posting a couple more before/after revamps from the book - this time with commentary on what I changed and why!
The Difference a Year Makes
I redid a lot of the early art in preparation for the book. Take a look and see the difference a year or two of practice makes.
Poll: how often would you like new RP entries, and in what format?
The new "comic" format is taking a toll. Could you take a second and let me know what you think of it?
Portraits of the Black Mambas
Photographer Julia Gunther took pictures of the anti-poaching squad, the Black Mambas, as part of her "Proud Women of Africa" photography project.
When her shogun husband cheated on her, she raised an army and destroyed the other woman's house. Later she deposed her incompetent son to become the first nun to rule Japan.
Picked to be an impotent figurehead, this savvy intellectual quickly learned how to play politics and modernized the nation to ward off invasion.
This unassuming middle-aged woman became one of Britain's most notorious terrorists in her unyielding quest to win women the right to vote.
Jeanne de Clisson
When her husband was unjustly executed, this French noblewoman-turned-pirate became the terror of France.
Sex worker who became empress of the Byzantine Empire, and used her political power to safeguard her interests, and her…