This bullfighter overcame patriarchal attitudes to become, according to many bullfighting aficionados, the greatest torera in history.
My Night With Afghanistan’s Only Female Warlord, Commander Pigeon | New Republic “She killed for hours and stole weapons from corpses. There were bodies everywhere. No man questioned her.” Holy shit. Be forewarned: this article is a walk on the dark side. Lot of grim stuff described therein. (thanks to Laurie Scott for sending this... Read more »
First American to ever win the world championships in Judo, undefeated UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, one of the only women in the Expendables movies, and the person who got her into it all? Her mom.
Gwar’s newest frontwoman is a “Spiky Purple Amazon” named Vulvatron “She’s nobody’s girlfriend, or groupie or background dancer; Vulvatron is in charge. She gets to be a monster instead of a princess, and that is immensely important for younger girls who are just starting to explore heavy metal.” (via the Mary Sue) YOU GUYS. VULVATRON.
The woman you are looking at right there? Killed the hitman her husband sent to kill her -- with her own bare hands.
Muslim Female Boxer Causing Controversy While Inspiring Other Girls Muslim Female Boxer Causing Controversy While Inspiring Other Girls. Ambreen Sadiq faces opposition from her family but is the inspiration for a new play via the always-inspiring GirlTalkHQ.
At the time of this 1990 photo, this woman was 106 years old. She is here pictured guarding her home in Degh village, in southern Armenia.
775 confirmed kills represented in this one picture. Female snipers of the 3rd Shock Army, 1st Belorussian Front, WW2. Not pictured: Lyudmila Pavlichenko, who would have boosted the count to 1083 just by standing there.
This is French socialist revolutionary Maria Ginesta, 17 at the time of this picture, one of the most famous of the Spanish Civil War. She served as a reporter and translator, and this picture was almost the only time she took up a gun. She died at the age of 94 in January of this... Read more »