This is a great introduction to the remote matrilineal society of the Mosuo people.
She was the first black woman in North America to edit and publish a newspaper, one of the first black female lawyers in the United States and an advocate for granting women the right to vote.
She’s the first female composer to score a major superhero movie, with the female-led Captain Marvel.
This lesbian couple tricked a priest into marrying them in 1901 - and the marriage certificate was never annulled.
A struggling restaurant came across a cookbook authored by the nation’s beloved feminist princess Barbare Jorjadze, and retooled its menu around her recipes. Now business is booming.
Forced to marry a mobster, she escaped, ran for parliament and won -- while obscuring her face. But now, she's showing it freely.
The publisher of America's first newspaper by and for women - and someone sadly overshadowed by her more-famous contemporaries.
This 15-year-old Pakistani girl who drives motorcycles, rickshaws, and garbage trucks to help earn money for her family. She is also a medal-winning boxer and a teacher.