“Badass Danish Girl (1969)” (source)
Joyce Bryant never had any record hits, didn't appear in any films, but to the people of the 50s, this now-obscure "blonde bombshell" singer was unforgettable.
Boxgirls Kenya is more than a place for girls to learn boxing, but is "a safe place for girls, to learn about life and talk about their issues."
This Girls' Soccer Team Who Played in a Boys League - and Won
“I always try to show that soccer isn’t just for boys, If you’re technically better, you can compensate for being perhaps physically weaker.”
Book 2 Preorders Are Up!
At long last, book 2 preorders are up -- and you can get some pretty awesome exclusive preorder goodies!
Harriet Tubman to be featured on the $20 bill
The US Secretary of the Treasury announced plans to update the designs of several bills to honor women.
Fannie Lou Hamer
This uneducated, impoverished activist suffered unbelievable abuse in her journey to be able to vote -- but that did not stop her.
The poster child for childhood abuse, nobody should ever make a kids' movie about her.
When enemies invaded her town while her husband was on lunch break, she grabbed a nearby pestle and saved the day by achieving the high score in soldier whack-a-mole.
When the Portuguese took the throne from her, this Angolan queen made a new one: out of her own servant. She then fled to the jungle, conquered a tribe of cannibals, and waged war on the Portuguese for so long that they gave up and left.
The Night Witches
This all-female civilian volunteer unit of the WW2 Soviet military overcame a lack of training, equipment, and faith to pull off one of the greatest underdog feats in human history and in so doing become Germany's worst nightmare.