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.
Muslim sultan who took the throne, defeated Louis IX in battle, ransomed him back to France for 30% of their GDP --- and did it all in secret.
Destined to be a mere political pawn, this Mongol queen rode into battle while pregnant, united the warring tribes, and was considered to be the second coming of Genghis Khan.
Ida Laura Pfeiffer
Starting her travels at 45 years old, this globetrotter became a worldwide sensation for going boldly where no woman had gone before.
The only female emperor of China in history, her ruthless rise to power makes Game of Thrones look like a day at the beach.
3rd century Rome had a major woman problem. Her name was Zenobia, and she took over a huge chunk of their empire in her brief and tumultuous career as rebel queen.