Tongan women boxing. The first picture is an illustration from the 1800s book Océanie ou cinquième partie du monde, by Grégoire L. Domeny de Rienzi. The second was apparently just a random for-fun boxing match that a traveling photo editor, Andy Isaacson, stumbled upon in 2012. Apparently good traditions never die. :)
After watching her work, I can see why many articles refer to her as the greatest stunt cyclist around.
Deals for Mother's Day!
I just put the new book on the store for Mother's Day - and put up some discounts!
Bletchley Park staff reunite
3/4ths of the 10,000 staff -- who cracked the German codes and helped win the war -- were women.
Ask Jason: Have you ever wrote about women with disability?
Yes, many times!
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An American soldier found and kept the diary of this North Vietnamese civilian doctor for 35 years after her death. When it was finally released to the world, nobody could have guessed the reaction.
Through years of unrelenting protest, this Nigerian teacher felled a king, won women the right to vote, and taught all of Africa how to protest.
Brilliant undercover spy who posed as a slave to spy on - and attempt to burn down - the Confederate…
This Native American clan mother brought together 5 tribes under the Haudenosaunee Confederacy - and helped make the document that inspired the United States Constitution.
Sword-slinging Arabian heroine who stars as the heroine of an extremely long and entertaining epic tale.
This revolutionary martyred herself to help rid China of the Qing dynasty.