“Badass Danish Girl (1969)” (source)
Organization of nuns who infiltrate brothels to save girls aims to expand
Talitha Kum, a group of hundreds of religious sisters who pose as prostitutes to infiltrate brothels and rescue girls from sex trafficking, plans to expand its operations to 140 countries.
Along with her husband, Alexandra Boiko joined Mariya Oktyabrskaya in the "get permission from Stalin to buy her own tank and fight Nazis" club, which was apparently less exclusive than you'd think.
Vera Atkins gets her own movie!
The woman who led dozens of female WW2 spies is getting her own movie!
The Egyptian Village Run by Women
Founded as a place where women can rebuild their lives after losing a husband or getting divorced, el-Samaha village offers women and girls a chance to escape patriarchal prejudices and discover their independence.
Anne Frank's 'dirty jokes' uncovered
Historical people: they're just like you and me.
When attacked by Native Americans, this pregnant viking bared her chest, brandished a sword, and took them on by herself. And she won.
Indomitable pirate queen who ran Morocco and ruined Portuguese trade.
Brilliant undercover spy who posed as a slave to spy on - and attempt to burn down - the Confederate…
After disguising herself as a man to be the physician women needed, she was put on trial - and won.
Mexican revolutionary who bombed bridges, led hundreds of women into battle, and was instrumental in turning the tide of the war for the revolutionaries.