Clarifying the language on Two Sprits: round two!
Ever been curious as to the upbringing of Two Spirits in Native American cultures? You should probably read this.
Two Spirits in the Venezuelan Jungle
Two Spirits in the Venezuelan Jungle Fascinating followup to the post about Osh-Tisch. (via Luana Joy Clarke)
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.
‘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.
Born without arms or legs, this artist learned to write, sew, and paint with her mouth - and came to work for kings and queens.
To warn against the incoming British, this teen girl staged her own midnight ride - far longer and more dangerous…
Ida Laura Pfeiffer
Starting her travels at 45 years old, this globetrotter became a worldwide sensation for going boldly where no woman had gone before.
The first prosthetic limb in human civilization went to this ancient warrior queen. Or did it? The story is more complex than you might think.
Ludicrously over-accomplished athlete who invented flying ambulances and won the only gold medal ever awarded by the French Academy of Sports for "all sports" - yes, all of them.