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‘Sade’, A Pitch About An African Princess, Sells To Disney
'bout damn time.
In Nairobi’s Largest Slum, These Young Ballerinas Dream Big
Ballet classes offer youth a chance to experience a different side of life.
Black Panther's Sister Shuri Is Getting Her Own Comic Book Series
And it’s being written by Nnedi Okorafor! Eee!
Batwoman TV Series In Works, With Groundbreaking Lesbian Superhero Lead
Neat! I haven’t read much featuring this Batwoman, but I hear great things.
The National Gallery Acquires Its First Painting by a Woman Since 1991
And the painter they chose was RP Artemisia Gentileschi, covered in book one!
No Man Shall Protect Us: The Hidden History of the Suffragette Bodyguards
The minds behind the Suffrajitsu comic series just released a documentary, and it's great!
China’s ‘Kingdom of Women’
This is a great introduction to the remote matrilineal society of the Mosuo people.
She’s the first female composer to score a major superhero movie, with the female-led Captain Marvel.
In Spain, two women fooled a priest into marrying them in 1901
This lesbian couple tricked a priest into marrying them in 1901 - and the marriage certificate was never annulled.
How a Georgian Princess’s Cookbook Helped Build a Celebrated Restaurant
A struggling restaurant came across a cookbook authored by the nation’s beloved feminist princess Barbare Jorjadze, and retooled its menu around her recipes. Now business is booming.
When invaders threatened her island home, she declared herself a living god, raised an army, and fought them tooth, nail, and occasional grenade.
Labotsibeni Gwamile LaMdluli
When her husband inadvertently sold the country to colonial forces, this queen spent the rest of her life getting it back.
Destined to be a mere political pawn, this Mongol queen rode into battle while pregnant, united the warring tribes, and was considered to be the second coming of Genghis Khan.
Chaste and virtuous woman spends life assuming she's better than her more sex-positive neighbor, and for this haughtiness becomes in…
The only female emperor of China in history, her ruthless rise to power makes Game of Thrones look like a day at the beach.