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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.
In 1931, a seventeen-year-old girl struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in front of a crowd of thousands -- and then was benched into obscurity.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
The godmother of rock and roll, this black bisexual singer fused gospel and pop to blaze her own way across the Jim Crow-era south.
This Native American clan mother brought together 5 tribes under the Haudenosaunee Confederacy - and helped make the document that inspired the United States Constitution.
One of the greatest pharaohs to ever live, she built up Egypt so much that a generations-long sustained effort to erase her from history couldn't do the trick.
When an unrequited admirer began threatening her, this early fresco painter became one of history's first warrior artists.