Beautiful murals of Dahomey Amazons in Senegal
The Dahomey Amazons were one of the fiercest military groups in the 19th century - and they were all female. Now they have their own tribute in the streets of Senegal, thanks to a female French mural artist.
Arming Kabul's girls with skateboards
A nonprofit has taken to empowering Afghan girls in an unorthodox way: teaching them how to skate.
Our first cosplayer!
Hope everyone had a splendid Halloween! It brought an awesome surprise around these parts - the first Rejected Princess cosplay!…
The 'Handsome Girls' Who Are Making China's Biggest Boy Band
"People have been really curious... I guess they’re not really used to seeing a totally androgynous girl band.”
This week marked the 100th anniversary of Edith Cavell's execution for helping British and French soldiers out of German-occupied Belgium. Let's take a look back at her life.
The Valiant Ladies of Potosi
Eustaquia de Souza and Ana Lezama de Urinza, two sword-and-gun-toting lesbian teen vigilantes - 17th century Bolivia's answer to Batman.
When an oppressive regime threatened her home, this Samoan war goddess took matters into her own hands.
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.
One half of the odd couple of Crimean nursing - the jolly black businesswoman who swore by folk remedies, in stark contrast to Florence Nightingale's by-the-book Victorian approach to medicine.
The three men who accepted the Nobel Prize for "the most important scientific discovery of the 20th century" neglected to mention one thing: they owed much of their success to one brash, brilliant, and overlooked female scientist.