“Badass Danish Girl (1969)” (source)
The Ovarian Psycos describe themselves on their website as "womxn of color, sisters, mothers, overgrown knuckleheads, riders, writers, students, wage slaves, hustlers, artists, MCs, poets, intellectuals, radical scholars, passionate womxn, environmentalists, urban farmers, medicine womxn, militants, feminists, renaissance womxn, fearless fierro riders and modern-day charras on steel horses!"
In the 1970s Fanchon Blake was a sergeant in the Los Angeles police, and department policies held that women were ineligible for promotion beyond that rank. She filed a lawsuit against discriminatory hiring policies and won.
In Nairobi’s Largest Slum, These Young Ballerinas Dream Big
Ballet classes offer youth a chance to experience a different side of life.
More Than Twice As Many Women Are Running For Congress In 2018 Compared With 2016
Good god, these graphs.
Ghanaian Queen Mothers taking back power
Traditionally villages and towns in Ghana had a Queen Mother who were partners of the chiefs and looked after cultural traditions, women, and children. As Europeans ignored women to deal only with men, their position waned. Now, thousands of women are restoring it.
This amateur dancer escaped a life of abuse by pretending to be an Indonesian princess - and eventually became a victim of the maniacal world of espionage.
When she came face-to-face with a great monster, this mother saved her child and herself through bravery, quick thinking, and great culinary skills.
Isabella of France
After years of neglect and abuse from her husband, this queen raised an army and took over England for herself.
In 1931, a seventeen-year-old girl struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in front of a crowd of thousands -- and then was benched into obscurity.
This mythical queen gave birth to the minotaur and cursed her unfaithful husband with the world's weirdest magic STD -- but was her whole story just a smear campaign?