Conversation with a friend about Rejected Princesses. As a rule, I don’t feel comfortable publicly soapboxing, but occasionally I get riled up.
Using RP as an Academic Source
Could you use Rejected Princesses as an academic source? Well, you could... but you shouldn't.
Trans men in Rejected Princesses
A post about handicapped badasses spurs a frank discussion about the possible inclusion of transgender men in Rejected Princesses. In the end, the decision is "no" - as it should be.
Your next hint! Plus: talks I'm giving!
RP returns Wednesday! Your hint is contained within.
On Tirgatao and Scythian Ethnicity
There's lots of evidence to Scythians being red-haired and light skinned. So why did I not portray Tirgatao that way?
This month's sponsor: CELESTIAL PICTURES
For the next month, you'll be getting twice-weekly illustrations from RP. Half of those will be pioneering butt-kicking ladies of the early martial arts movies of the Shaw Brothers.
Juana Azurduy de Padilla
This revolutionary (and mother of five) should have been the namesake of Bolivia - and that's the opinion of Simon Bolivar, the actual namesake of Bolivia!
When a neighboring tribe threatened the Yoruba, this queen went undercover as a spy to find their weakness.
Once upon a time, there was a lesbian Wild West abortion doctor. She once horsewhipped a guy in the face and was tossed in San Quentin Prison for sedition. To the surprise of no one, she lived in Portland.
Madam C.J. Walker
America's ostensible first female self-made millionaire was a black beauty magnate who did it all for her daughter.
One of the most famous women in American history, this hyper-capable Shoshone woman walked across America with a baby strapped to her back, in order to map it.