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Where'd You Go?
I've had some pretty wild depression the past couple years. I'm finally starting to work through it - with art.
Tanya Smith practices Historical European Martial Arts--like fencing, but instead of a lightweight rapier she uses a three-pound longsword that's almost as tall as she is. To entice more women into the sport she organized a tournament by women, for women, called Fecht Yeah.
RP reader Ananya Shah kills it at National History Day
Inspired by the RP post on Ida B. Wells, National History Fair winner Ananya Shah did an amazing performance of Wells' trip to England.
Harriet Tubman: Demon Slayer
"When slave owners can't stop the formidable ninja warrior Harriet Tubman, they call on the help of Vampires, Werewolves, Witches, & Demons to stop her. Harriet Tubman must lead a family of slaves to freedom while battling an army of darkness."
After becoming fascinated by bees, Mikaila started a business selling lemonade in order to help them.
RP on You & Me This Morning!
I talk with the women of You and Me This Morning about Rejected Princesses. There is also a dog.
Janna began using a camera to record events when she realized she was witness to things that no journalists were covering.
Sukeban, the schoolgirl street gangs of '70s Japan
When all-male gangs wouldn't let them join, Japanese schoolgirls started their own. At their peak, the largest (Kanto's Women Delinquent Alliance) was rumored to have 20,000 members.
Editor of The Lesbian Tide & Los Angeles Free Press. President of the Stonewall Democratic Club. Co-founder of the Gay and Lesbian Caucus of the Democratic Party. Publisher of the Community Yellow Pages. The list of what she did as an activist and journalist is voluminous.
My Night With Afghanistan's Only Female Warlord, Commander Pigeon | New Republic "She killed for hours and stole weapons from…
#Distractinglysexy scientists take to Twitter
A Nobel Prize winner said he wants to keep women out of labs with men because they fall in love. Women responded with photos of them doing their jobs to show how distracting women in science are.
The Mirabal Sisters
When a cruel dictator ruined this Dominican Republic family, these sisters gave their lives to end his.
3rd century Rome had a major woman problem. Her name was Zenobia, and she took over a huge chunk of their empire in her brief and tumultuous career as rebel queen.
Tossed off the expectations of Victorian society to become an expert mountaineer and archaeologist, traveled the Middle East by herself…
One of the most powerful women in Zulu history, this cursed princess did what was necessary to protect the realm.
This phony Asian royalty fooled rural England for some time - but the truth she was hiding was far darker.
Bisexual cross-dressing spy princess of the Qing dynasty - a hero to some and unspeakable villain to others.
When a soldier raped her, this woman tossed him in a well and threw rocks at him until he died.
This unassuming middle-aged woman became one of Britain's most notorious terrorists in her unyielding quest to win women the right to vote.
Marguerite de la Rocque
Stranded by her cruel relative on an abandoned Canadian island (literally named the Isle of Demons), she survived for two years by hunting animals and eventually made it back to France.
Spy, smuggler, saboteur, partisan: this Jewish woman refused to go like a lamb to the slaughter, and fought the Nazis tooth and nail... even after the war, when she, alongside others, poisoned thousands of Nazi POWs in a revenge plot.