Did you know that the RP book is being used as a textbook at Central Michigan University? It is! Here’s a video of a lecture I gave there when I visited back in February.(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXAj0TWpSlI)
This 15-year-old Pakistani girl who drives motorcycles, rickshaws, and garbage trucks to help earn money for her family. She is also a medal-winning boxer and a teacher.
Miss Peru contestants turn pageant into gender violence protest
“My measurements are: 2,202 cases of femicide reported in the last nine years in my country.”
The Bolivian Lady Wrestler Scene
Cholitas luchadores are Bolivia's answer to the much-missed Glamorous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW), and they're awesome.
My Ignite SF talk!
My Ignite SF talk is online! 5 minutes long, lots of swearing. :)
Women in VFX
A new web series is exploring the extreme lack of women in the visual effects field.
Drunk History: Dorothy Fuldheim
An inebriated David Wain tells the story of news anchor Dorothy Fuldheim.
Young girls breaking stereotypes
A video has been making the rounds of young girls generally being awesome.
New Wonder Woman trailer
A new trailer for the Wonder Woman movie was released. It looks pretty great.
Elderly Kenyan women learning self-defense
In the Korogocho slum in Nairobi, a group of older women have organized a weekly self-defense class so they can fight off rapists.
RP at Central Michigan University
I talked to a class at CMU that actually used the RP book as a textbook.
United Hawaii under one rule, abolished ancient taboos, and led negotiations with the fledgling United States.
One of the most famous women in American history, this hyper-capable Shoshone woman walked across America with a baby strapped to her back, in order to map it.
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.
Possibly the most cartoonishly evil woman to have ever existed, this Merovingian queen was an endless source of assassination attempts - including, on one memorable occasion, her own young daughter.
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.