Together with her husband Serge, this woman has spent her life tracking down war criminals and bringing them to justice.
In the 60s, an Italian woman was abducted and raped - and then pressured to marry her rapist. She instead took him to court and got him tossed into jail.
Starting her young life as a model, she soon turned to bounty hunting - and eventually to drugs. She got a movie in 2005, but it couldn't hope to cover her complexity.
This woman has spent her life fighting the prison industrial complex, giving ex-convicts a new lease on life.
So here's a wild story: lesbian (possibly trans) Burmese princess becomes opium-trading warlord to escape arranged marriage.
Russia's most famous hermit has lived outside of civilization for virtually seven decades, amidst some severe difficulties.
This queer, black, possibly trans lawyer was architect of two of the most important legal rulings of the 20th century - and deserves to be way better known.