Collection: LGBT Figures >
Osh-TischThe 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.
Marsha P. JohnsonThis cheery godmother of trans civil rights masked a dark past of abuse.
Toregene KhatunAlthough her tribe was destroyed and she was forced into an unwanted marriage, this indomitable woman came to run the world's largest empire - with a woman as her companion.
The Night Witches (1942-1945)
The Civilian Pilots Who Became the Nazis' Worst Nightmare
This all-female civilian volunteer unit of the WW2 Soviet military overcame a lack of training, equipment, and faith to pull off one of the greatest underdog feats in human history and in so doing become Germany's worst nightmare.
Collection: Disabilities >
ViśpálāThe first prosthetic limb in human civilization went to this ancient warrior queen. Or did it? The story is more complex than you might think.
Annie Jump CannonThis astronomer threw off all the social conventions of her day to pursue her one true calling: the stars.
Sophie MorigeauThe only use this Canadian badass had for pretty pink bows was to adorn her own rib — which she amputated from her own body after an accident.
Collection: Mistresses of Disguise >