Opening Doors London offers friendship to the most vulnerable and isolated in the community by way of a weekly visit from a volunteer.
The legendary British singer who fell in love with American R&B was also a queer icon; an aspect of her identity that is often overlooked.
Over time, artists transformed these morbid songstresses from horrific bird women into seductive femme-fatales.
A gracious queen, eloquent politician, and expert theologian, the Queen of Sheba is an ancient representative of women's leadership.
From 19th century Irish literature to "Buffy," the vampiress has been redefining "acceptable womanhood" for centuries.
Rather than deny accusations of witchcraft, the enslaved woman spun a rich tale of sorcery that ultimately saved her life.
While most Japanese women were subject to rigid social expectations of domesticity, onna-bugeisha women warriors who were known to be to be every bit as strong, capable, and courageous as their male counterparts
In an early video game industry designed, developed, and dominated by men, Chun-Li defied expectations for female characters entirely.
Now known for her beauty, in ancient times, Nefertiti kickstarted religious reform, presided over a cultural revolution, and may well have ruled Egypt in her own right.
Since Ancient Greece, the snake-haired Gorgon has been a sexualized symbol of women's rage.
As the only woman co-founder of the legendary White Rose resistance group, Sophie Scholl spread anti-Nazi propaganda across Germany at the height of the Holocaust.