As a film critic, I often lament that every winter theaters are inundated with biopics about white men overcoming adversity. These prestige flicks are prime Oscar bait, and the reason many know the stories of kings, dictators, presidents and male…
Book Tour Update
I've got more details on where you can see me in Durham, Atlanta, Louisville, Chicago, DC, NYC, and Boston!
Les Femmes Underground International Film Festival
I gave a talk at Les Femmes Underground International Film Festival the other day. Ms. in the Biz has a writeup which includes a nice mention of RP!
RP on Bustle!
The RP book got covered by Bustle!
RP in Catch News!
Catch News recently did an interview about RP. Give it a read, why not?
RP on Biography.com!
Biography.com has a guest piece today by yours truly, with brief blurbs about several of the women covered on this site and in the book.
Marsha P. Johnson
This cheery godmother of trans civil rights masked a dark past of abuse.
Somalia's ballsiest queen, she took power from men either figuratively or literally - by ordering much of the gender castrated.…
This revolutionary martyred herself to help rid China of the Qing dynasty.
Olga of Kiev
Brutal princess-turned-Christian saint who burnt down enemy towns using pigeons.
Loud, proud, uncompromising: this bold politician helped bring about Title IX, the Freedom of Information Act, and the Equal Rights Amendment - as well as much more.