Medieval Times puts woman in the lead for first time in its history
The new show will incorporate a queen as the head of the kingdom.
Hollywood Women Band Together to Make Anti-Harassment Initiative
In response to the spate of Hollywood sexual harassment scandals, many of the most important women in the industry are joining forces to make Time's Up, an initiative to offer legal protections and assistance to the most vulnerable in Hollywood.
Woman finishes final while in labor
While this is a dystopian nightmare that should never have happened, her fortitude is still stunning.
Noelle Stevenson Is Making an Animated She-Ra Series for Netflix
Heck yeah. If you haven’t read Stevenson’s Lumberjanes or Nimona, you’re missing out!
Opinion | These 80-something women are on a mission to warn Congress about the dangers of tyranny
“We will spend our holiday surrounded by family, by the next generations of patriots, knowing that instead of sitting back and feeling powerless, we will have acted on behalf of our country and its institutions.”
Mercury 13 Miniseries in the Works at Amazon
Did you like Hidden Figures? You’ll definitely be interested in this – the tale of 13 women who trained to be astronauts concurrent to the Mercury 7, but were summarily dismissed. Now their story is being told.
The Egyptian Village Run by Women
Founded as a place where women can rebuild their lives after losing a husband or getting divorced, el-Samaha village offers women and girls a chance to escape patriarchal prejudices and discover their independence.
Over 200 Women In L.A.'s Animation Industry Demand Studios End Sexual Harassment In The Workplace
Thankful for their strength in speaking out, expectant that their male cohorts step up, hopeful this leads to real change.
Carrie Fisher apparently sent a cow tongue to a producer who assaulted her friend.
God, I miss her.
When Jack Daniel’s Failed to Honor a Slave, an Author Rewrote History
When she discovered the existence of America’s first black master distiller, Fawn Weaver put everything on hold to get him back in the history books.
Khawlah bint al-Azwar
When Byzantine forces captured her brother, this warrior poet donned the outfit of a black knight and went on a bloody rescue mission.
The last Crow nation baté (Two Spirit mystic) in history, she earned her name -- which means "Finds Them and Kills Them" -- by tirelessly fighting to preserve her way of life.
Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones)
This leader of the labor movement suffered imprisonment, defamation, and untold misery to battle against forces that most of us just take for granted.
When an oppressive regime threatened her home, this Samoan war goddess took matters into her own hands.
When attacked by Native Americans, this pregnant viking bared her chest, brandished a sword, and took them on by herself. And she won.