In a way, the issue reaches beyond sexism for me. It’s about separateness. Ideas like those put forth in the post frame women as the other; ...

In a way, the issue reaches beyond sexism for me. It’s about separateness. Ideas like those put forth in the post frame women as the other; ...

1920 First Black Women to Vote in Ettrick, Virginia :: Virginia State University Digital Archives Collection --hese women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols

1920 First Black Women to Vote in Ettrick, Virginia :: Virginia State University Digital Archives Collection --hese women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols

Exclusive: A cub scout leader confronted terrorists just seconds after   they had beheaded a soldier asking them to hand over their weapons and   warning them: "It is only you versus many people, you are going to lose."  (this is one very brave woman)

Mum talked down Woolwich terrorists who told her: 'We want to start a war in London tonight'

Exclusive: A cub scout leader confronted terrorists just seconds after they had beheaded a soldier asking them to hand over their weapons and warning them: "It is only you versus many people, you are going to lose." (this is one very brave woman)

Margaret Grace Bondfield (17 March 1873 – 16 June 1953)[1] was an English Labour politician and feminist, the first woman Cabinet minister in the United Kingdom and one of the first three female Labour MPs.

Margaret Grace Bondfield (17 March 1873 – 16 June 1953)[1] was an English Labour politician and feminist, the first woman Cabinet minister in the United Kingdom and one of the first three female Labour MPs.

Huffington Post creator Arianna Huffington. Her news blog launched in 2005 is one of the most popular sites of its kind online! ~H.E.S.

Huffington Post creator Arianna Huffington. Her news blog launched in 2005 is one of the most popular sites of its kind online! ~H.E.S.

Verla Ball  When she was 87, she began achieving success in the Senior Olympic Games.

Verla Ball When she was 87, she began achieving success in the Senior Olympic Games.

Twenty-nine year old police officer, Jiang Xiaojuan, left her six month old baby with her mother to take part in disaster relief efforts, after the 2008 earthquake.  Xiaojaun breastfed nine babies during her relief work and was nicknamed “The police mom”.

Twenty-nine year old police officer, Jiang Xiaojuan, left her six month old baby with her mother to take part in disaster relief efforts, after the 2008 earthquake. Xiaojaun breastfed nine babies during her relief work and was nicknamed “The police mom”.

Esther Pohl Lovejoy was the first woman to serve as Portland's public health officer. She'd given years of her life to the fight to ensure Oregon milk was at least as safe as its drinking water. But she couldn't save her only boy from a brief, violent illness. Freddie was 7 when he died from drinking tainted milk...Lovejoy was so driven, she rose from being a shop girl to putting herself through medical school in just a few years, in an era when women doctors were extremely rare. (story at…

Esther Pohl Lovejoy was the first woman to serve as Portland's public health officer. She'd given years of her life to the fight to ensure Oregon milk was at least as safe as its drinking water. But she couldn't save her only boy from a brief, violent illness. Freddie was 7 when he died from drinking tainted milk...Lovejoy was so driven, she rose from being a shop girl to putting herself through medical school in just a few years, in an era when women doctors were extremely rare. (story at…

Edith Wharton (January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer.

Edith Wharton (January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer.

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