Women in history

The Allegedly Lesbian English Queen No One Talks About But Should

June 29, 2018

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María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Queen Anne's life has been forgotten by history, but the real story is even more interesting than the myths, being an allegedly lesbian queen. …

The Wicked Female Gang That Terrorized London During The 19th Century

June 21, 2018

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María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Active for about 200 years, the all-female Forty Elephants Gang terrorized London with their ruthless and highly-organized crime association. …

The Ruthless Aztec Queen Who Made Statues With The Corpses Of Her Lovers

June 12, 2018

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María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Chalchiuhnenetzin was a beautiful Queen who allegedly lured men to her chambers to have sex with them only to kill them and built sculptures with their bones. …

The Sacred Role Of Menstrual Blood In Native American Culture

June 7, 2018

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María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

While for many cultures menstruation is still a shameful and gross natural process, for many Native American cultures it has a sacred purpose. …

6 Movies You Should Put On Your Watchlist If You Love "The Handmaid's Tale "

May 25, 2018

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Ariel Rodriguez

Many people say this series is too bleak, but if you're a fan, here are 6 movies you should watch that explore the dark reality of women's oppression. …

The Royal Wedding: Not A Fairytale, More Like A Neverending Nightmare

May 18, 2018

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María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Too many of us grew up wanting to become a princess, but the lives of real-life princesses are anything but a fairytale. …

The Forgotten Heroine Who Inspired The Greatest Liberator Of America

May 11, 2018

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Ariel Rodriguez

Manuela Saenz is remembered as the heroine who save Simon Bolivar from an assassination attempt. …

"Don't Cry For Me, Argentina:" Evita's Life In 20 Photos

May 3, 2018

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María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

The illegitimate daughter of a wealthy man, Eva Perón managed to become one of the most powerful and iconic women of the 20th century. …

Carlota, The Belgian Princess Who Went Mad When She Became A Mexican Empress

May 2, 2018

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María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Empress Carlota of Mexico is often seen as a secondary character in the history of Mexico, always behind her husband Maximilian. However, she was quite an active figure in the politics of the Empire and was the first woman to rule in Latin America. …

The Renaissance Queen That Will Give You A Lesson On Sexuality And Pleasure

May 2, 2018

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María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

As one of the most influential women in 16th-century Europe, Marguerite de Navarre's highly erotic text can still teach us a lot about our sexuality. …

The Harem Slave Who Ruled The Ottoman Empire

April 25, 2018

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María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Alexandra Lisowska, best known as Roxelana or Hurrem Sultan, became the most powerful and influential woman of the Ottoman Empire after marrying Suleiman I. …

The Bloodthirsty Woman Who Was Made A National Heroine For Slaying Native Americans

April 20, 2018

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María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Hannah Duston, a colonial woman from Massachusetts, became a national hero after scalping 10 Native Americans, six of whom were children. …