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Thrashed by a lady cyclist
This makes me so happy.
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Where'd You Go?
I've had some pretty wild depression the past couple years. I'm finally starting to work through it - with art.
Veneida Smith, Teenage Horse Thief [UPDATED]
Strap in for some of the greatest newspaper articles ever, detailing the exploits of a 16-year-old horse thief (and violinist) who repeatedly busts herself out of prison.
Frida Kahlo And Other Historic Women Are Being Made Into Barbies
The lineup is more wide-ranging than expected -- but Kahlo's estate is not pleased.
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!
Ida B. Wells
One of the first anti-lynching advocates, she risked her life for decades to report on the truth when nobody would believe her.
Sonya Golden Hand
Russia's greatest female thief was so slippery that even once she was re-captured after escaping from a Siberian prison, nobody was totally sure it was her.
Through years of unrelenting protest, this Nigerian teacher felled a king, won women the right to vote, and taught all of Africa how to protest.
A phenomenally successful archaeologist who became a fashion icon for wearing men's clothing.
This undefeated half-Spaniard fencer was a household name in the 1800s - only to vanish into retirement (and obscurity) when she ran out of people to fight.