Awesome! May be a good time to refresh yourself with the RP entry on her: http://www.rejectedprincesses.com/princesses/amanirenas
African Warrior Queen Amanirenas to get her own movie
Once again, someone covered on RP is getting their turn in the sun - this time, it's Amanirenas!
When Rome set its eyes on her country, this one-eyed queen fought them tooth and nail, until they left her alone.
She was a programmer, a wife, a lesbian -- and she wouldn't rest until she could legally marry her wife.
Voynich manuscript: decoded! (well, probably not)
A (likely dubious, but fun theory) decoding of the mysterious Voynich manuscript claims it's a women's health manual
Bletchley Park staff reunite
3/4ths of the 10,000 staff -- who cracked the German codes and helped win the war -- were women.
South Vietnam's Forgotten 'Daredevil Girls'
Breaking social taboos, women helped out in the Vietnam War - but were forgotten afterwards.
Your next female action hero: Proud Mary
First Wonder Woman, then Atomic Blonde, next this? :D
'Anti-pervert' flame-throwers for sale in China
It seems relevant to mention that posting about something does not mean one endorses it (although it may indicate morbid curiosity).
Why are young Kyrgyz brides barely Stayin' Alive?
You may have seen a viral video of a young Kyrgyz woman lip syncing to Stayin' Alive, but you may not have realized (I didn't) that it was a savvy protest against Kyrgyz marriage practices.
The next Doctor Who: a woman
In case you missed it, Dr. Who fans got some awesome news over the weekend.
The strident partner of the eponymously-named Tupac Amaru Rebellion of native peoples against the Spanish, she handled army and bureaucratic…
100 years before Lawrence of Arabia, this British woman traveled the Middle East by herself, surviving shipwrecks, plagues, and Bedouin attacks in the process.
Roundly-despised and unfairly-maligned seductress of the bible who ran afoul of the wrong priests.
This stubborn empress led her native Ethiopia to do the unthinkable - defeat one of the major European powers in war.
Te Puea Herangi
The reluctant royal who became the Maori's greatest leader.