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…
RP on Stuff You Missed in History Class!
Yours truly guest stars on the Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast to talk about Rejected Princesses, historical women, and historicity.
RP on Amy Poehler's Smart Girls!
Ahhhh! RP is on Amy Poehler's Smart Girls!
Seen Not Heard
The students at BAYCAT included RP in their video project of the portrayal of women in the media. Take a look!
RP in Argentina!
A reader alerted us to RP making the news in Argentina!
RP featured in Co.Create!
Co.Create did a followup piece on RP, and it's pretty great.
Olympias of Macedon
The much-maligned woman fought tooth and nail to position her son, Alexander, to become "the Great" - and herself in the process.
The illegitimate daughter of a minor noble, after losing her husband, she became one of the most powerful and fierce women in Italy - commanding troops, insulting Machiavelli, and fighting Cesare Borgia with unmatched ferocity.
In fighting the bias of the caste system to spread education, this woman brought knowledge to girls across India.
The first naval admiral of modern times, she protected her country from foreign invaders with aplomb.
When the Japanese invaded the Philippines, this beauty queen traded face powders for explosive ones.