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I've had some pretty wild depression the past couple years. I'm finally starting to work through it - with art.
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The Cholita Climbers of Bolivia
These women in top hats and colorful clothes scale mountains in skirts.
Inuit Folk Tales pt 2
Okay, just one more Inuit folk tale. Probably the weirdest in the entire book.
The next Doctor Who: a woman
In case you missed it, Dr. Who fans got some awesome news over the weekend.
They dye the rubber in their tires to burn out bright pink smoke. (SO. COOL.)
Women tell Twitter what engineers look like
Responding to sexist assumptions about, and from, people in tech fields, Isis Anchalee started the Twitter hashtag #ilooklikeanengineer.
Scientist, artist, poet, martial artist: Naziyah Mahmood does it all.
After decades of gaslighting and emotional abuse at the hands of her in-laws, this iron-willed woman survived being shot four times point blank, won a separation from her husband, and became one of the most respected business icons in New Orleans.
Argentinian publisher launches 'Anti-Princess' book series
The Argentinian publishing house Sudestada y Chirimbote launched an "anti-princess" book series for children. Each book tells the tale of a real Latin American woman.
This undefeated half-Spaniard fencer was a household name in the 1800s - only to vanish into retirement (and obscurity) when she ran out of people to fight.
Juana Azurduy de Padilla
This revolutionary (and mother of five) should have been the namesake of Bolivia - and that's the opinion of Simon Bolivar, the actual namesake of Bolivia!
When a firebreathing shapeshifting hippo menaced her people, this shaman faced it down in a magic battle - and then hurled it into space.
When the end of an era was at hand, this samurai woman refused to go gently.
Somalia's ballsiest queen, she took power from men either figuratively or literally - by ordering much of the gender castrated.…
The Night Witches
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.
Turned into a revolutionary in middle age, this mother became one of the Philippines most heralded women.
United Hawaii under one rule, abolished ancient taboos, and led negotiations with the fledgling United States.
She traded a life of privilege for one spent fighting for justice on both literal and political battlefields so tirelessly that even exiling her five times couldn't keep her down.
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Chaste and virtuous woman spends life assuming she's better than her more sex-positive neighbor, and for this haughtiness becomes in…