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July 27, 2018
‘Sade’, A Pitch About An African Princess, Sells To Disney
'bout damn time.
July 25, 2018
In Nairobi’s Largest Slum, These Young Ballerinas Dream Big
Ballet classes offer youth a chance to experience a different side of life.
July 17, 2018
Black Panther’s Sister Shuri Is Getting Her Own Comic Book Series
And it’s being written by Nnedi Okorafor! Eee!
July 17, 2018
Batwoman TV Series In Works, With Groundbreaking Lesbian Superhero Lead
Neat! I haven’t read much featuring this Batwoman, but I hear great things.
July 14, 2018
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!
July 9, 2018
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!
June 28, 2018
China’s ‘Kingdom of Women’
This is a great introduction to the remote matrilineal society of the Mosuo people.
June 21, 2018 in
First Woman to Score a Major Superhero Movie
She’s the first female composer to score a major superhero movie, with the female-led Captain Marvel.
June 19, 2018
In Spain, two women fooled a priest into marrying them in 1901
This lesbian couple tricked a priest into marrying them in 1901 - and the marriage certificate was never annulled.
June 15, 2018
How a Georgian Princess’s Cookbook Helped Build a Celebrated Restaurant
A struggling restaurant came across a cookbook authored by the nation’s beloved feminist princess Barbare Jorjadze, and retooled its menu around her recipes. Now business is booming.
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