Collection: Artists >
Onorata RodianiWhen an unrequited admirer began threatening her, this early fresco painter became one of history's first warrior artists.
Carolina Maria de JesusBrash, funny, and difficult, this mother of three wrote her way out of extreme poverty with her uncompromising look at Brazilian society - and was alternately lauded and berated for it.
Julie d’AubignySword-slinging, opera-singing bisexual rock star of the 17th century - who burnt down a convent to romance a nun and had to be pardoned by the king of France TWICE.
Collection: Goddesses >
NafanuaWhen an oppressive regime threatened her home, this Samoan war goddess took matters into her own hands.
Corn MaidenThis mythical Native American woman saved her loved ones from starvation with delicious magical leprosy - a fact that led to, shall we say, complications.
SitaAfter being saved from demonic forces, this legendary Indian princess is then subjected to endless purity tests by her own husband. She eventually puts an end to his questions in a manner that surprised everyone.
Collection: Activists >