In honor of International Women’s Day, I tweeted about every single historical badass woman I’ve ever illustrated online.
Valentina Tereshkova orbited the earth 48 times in 1963, only to be reprimanded almost immediately after landing - the reason why is pretty funny though.
Khatoon Khider used to be a popular Yazidi singer. Now she’s the head of an all-women battle unit with ISIS in its sights.
The film about the life of the author of Frankenstein will also be directed by a woman: Saudi filmmaker Haifaa al-Mansour.
Maybe you saw that US politician Mitch McConnell silenced fellow US politician Elizabeth Warren from speaking, and gave a quote saying that “she persisted” despite his stern warnings. Many took exception to this. I was one of them. And I tweeted about it. At length.
New Neil Gaiman book for children features a princess being woken by a kiss from a queen “The Sleeper and the Spindle simply shows that not every princess will be awoken by a prince; this helps children understand different relationships, as well as giving representation to those young people with same-sex parents and can therefore... Read more »