Just posted: the conclusion to the tale of Lyudmila Pavlichenko, history’s deadliest female sniper! Click here to check it out!
Shajar al-Durr lesson plan!
Ashley B strikes again, sharing a lesson plan based on the story of Shajar al-Durr! The skills practiced include: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary and Listening, and Note Taking.
Forgotten fairytales slay the Cinderella stereotype
This new collection of fairytales contains many surprisingly emancipated women, as well as more surreal tellings of standby favorites - such as Cinderella using her slippers to recover her beloved from the moon.
The middle part of this short made me raise my eyebrow, but the ending won me over. You might dig it too!
Animated shorts pay tribute to pioneering women in animation
Five animated shorts shown at the Annecy film festival pay tribute to some female forerunners: Mary Blair, Evelyn Lambart, Lotte Reiniger, Claire Parker, and Alison de Vere.
Men nominated her to make fun of her. Then she won.
Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones)
This leader of the labor movement suffered imprisonment, defamation, and untold misery to battle against forces that most of us just take for granted.
Mythological Irish princess who was turned into a worm, butterfly, and a pool of water; who induced the strangest pregnancy since Jesus; and who may hold the key to understanding Ireland's history.
Motorcycling across America, making her living doing stunts and transporting secret government documents, this stand-out woman found family in places she didn't expect.
3rd century Rome had a major woman problem. Her name was Zenobia, and she took over a huge chunk of their empire in her brief and tumultuous career as rebel queen.
When her father died, leaving her lower-class family in debt, this indomitable woman worked tirelessly and became one of history's greatest fossil collectors.