This is a teaser trailer for possibly the last Ghibli movie for a while, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya. Beautiful art style.(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tM6hcHp0_kU)
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.
This pope was largely assumed to be male until she gave birth in the midst of a procession - and largely assumed to be factual until the 13th century.
The last Crow nation baté (Two Spirit mystic) in history, she earned her name -- which means "Finds Them and Kills Them" -- by tirelessly fighting to preserve her way of life.
One of the greatest pharaohs to ever live, she built up Egypt so much that a generations-long sustained effort to erase her from history couldn't do the trick.
Tossed off the expectations of Victorian society to become an expert mountaineer and archaeologist, traveled the Middle East by herself…
When the English laid siege to her castle home, this Scottish woman bedeviled them until they gave up.