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.
An Inuit woman so strong nobody could even beat her lice in arm-wrestling, her story just gets stranger the closer you look.
Headed a squadron of 80,000 pirates, ruled the Chinese seas for two decades, and actually retired happily - but not before extorting a nice pension from the Chinese government.
When famine hit Jeju island, where she'd been exiled since birth, this prostitute-turned-businesswoman spent her fortune to feed everyone.
When an enemy killed her husband, this Apache woman broke the rules of her tribe to get revenge - and in so doing, became one of her tribe's greatest heroes.
When her brother of this fairytale princess decided to marry her, she warded him off by cutting off her own hands. Then she gave birth to a dog. It got weirder after that.