Princess post up later today – for the time being, enjoy these pictures of the Black Mambas – a majority-female anti-poaching squad in South Africa.
Exhibiting at HeroesCon in Charlotte, NC!
I'll be at HeroesCon in Charlotte, NC (6/16-18) with EXCLUSIVE merch for you to buy!
State of the Project
A lot of the work going into RP this month hasn't been super visible. Here's what I've been up to.
They dye the rubber in their tires to burn out bright pink smoke. (SO. COOL.)
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.
Got the book? Now get what got left out.
There's plenty of notes and side stories that didn't make the book. Lucky for you, there's the website.
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.
When the English laid siege to her castle home, this Scottish woman bedeviled them until they gave up.
Stephanie St. Clair
This audacious black gangster fought the Italian mob for control of Harlem and won, taunting them in full-page newspaper ads as she went.
Trung Trac and Trung Nhi
Sisters who led an army on elephant-back to overthrow oppressive Chinese rule and establish a short-lived Vietnamese kingdom.
Possibly the most cartoonishly evil woman to have ever existed, this Merovingian queen was an endless source of assassination attempts - including, on one memorable occasion, her own young daughter.
Recruited widows, orphans, and prostitutes into an all-woman ninja spy group, the largest in Asia at the time.