The Scottish government allocated £9.2 million to offer free sanitary products in schools and convinced other places in the UK to follow suit.
The Amazons aren't just the stuff of Greek myth and "Wonder Woman" movies. New evidence suggests that they had living counterparts in nomadic Scythian warrior tribes.
In sixth-century France, Merovingian royals Basina and Clotilda were forced into a nunnery. They decided to lead their sisters in an uprising against their abbess instead.
For decades, historians have speculated over whether the scandalous Ladies of Llangollen—who ran away together under the pretense that their "romantic friendship" was merely platonic—actually achieved a high-profile lesbian love affair.
Rome is frequently hailed by the alt-right as a bastion of masculinity, but the cult of Cybele says otherwise.