As a Holocaust survivor, her poetry was too dark for some, but it was perfect for death metal.
At age 101, this woman was one of the last surviving female pilots from WW2, and older than the Royal Air Force by one year - she died today.
She was attacked while putting up a “Women who behave rarely make history” bumper sticker on her truck. No, seriously.
She was the first black woman in North America to edit and publish a newspaper, one of the first black female lawyers in the United States and an advocate for granting women the right to vote.
The publisher of America's first newspaper by and for women - and someone sadly overshadowed by her more-famous contemporaries.
For a nation whose Pride events are often a target for violent bigots, the 2017 election of a lesbian Prime Minister is an important step - but there’s a long way to go.
Fifty years before women got the federal right to vote, this legal agent became “the terror of all rogues.”
New York's first licensed female cabbie didn't let racism, sexism, or a speech impediment slow her down.
Together with her husband Serge, this woman has spent her life tracking down war criminals and bringing them to justice.