Interviews Leaders USA

Cindy Gallop: How To End Rape Culture With Love

“We end rape culture by doing something incredibly simple that nevertheless, nobody else anywhere on the internet is doing. We end rape culture by showing you how wonderful, great consensual communicative sex is in the real world.” The bold claims are made by Cindy Gallop – a trailblazing woman if ever there was one.   An “action oriented” person, as she describes herself, she is aiming to change our shame-based culture around sex.  Born in England…

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Queen Nzinga: Badass African Queen That Fought The Portuguese & Won

Queen Nzinga: Who Was She? Queen Nzinga saw the white man come to Africa and take shares of her land. Not only did they take shares of her land, but he kidnapped her people into a life of slavery overseas, in what the white man called “the new world”. She swore to fight the Portuguese conqueror until her last breath, to prevent them from turning her people into slaves.And so she did. From the day…

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The Trung Sisters: The Sisters That Defeated The Chinese & Liberated Vietnam

The Trung Sisters: Who Where They? In the year 40 AD, two extraordinary women revolutionized Vietnam and changed its history forever. Their names were Trung Trac and Trung Nhi, and they are now known as the Trung sisters. They led a successful rebellion against the Chinese Han Dynasty. They were able to rule an independent Vietnam for 3 years before the Chinese managed to conquer the country again. With the reconquering of Vietnam, the sisters…

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Harriet Tubman: Underground Railway Pioneer & Union Army Fighter

Born as a slave, Harriet Tubman became the woman who led the most slaves to their freedom. She aunderwent brain surgery without anesthesia and was also the first woman to lead an attack in the U.S. military. These are just ways to describe Harriet Tubman, a woman who was born a slave, managed to escape, and instead of enjoying the life of freedom in the north – devoted her life to helping others.

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Famous Lesbians in History: Ultimate List [2023 UPDATED]

Throughout history, there have been a number of notable queer women who have made their mark on the world. From Queen Christina of Sweden to Anne Lister, these brave individuals were not afraid to express themselves and live openly as lesbians, even when it was illegal or not talked about. Queen Christina of Sweden (1626–1689) Queen Christina of Sweden (1626–1689) was queen regnant of the Swedish Empire from 1632 until her abdication in 1654. She…

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Willem Arondeus: The Gay Men That Led The Dutch Resistance

Willem Arondeus: Who Was He? Arondeus was a Dutch artist and author who is best known for his role in the resistance during World War II. In 1943, he founded Brandarisbrief, a publication that criticized the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands and advocated for resistance. He also led a group of resistance fighters in an attack on the identity cards office in Amsterdam, for which he was arrested and executed. Today, Arondeus is remembered as…

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France Leaders Pioneering Women

Cécile Rol-Tanguy: Communist Resistance Fighter Who Liberated Paris

In May 1940, Cécile Rol-Tanguy’s father was imprisoned by the Vichy regime. Her partner, Henri, was off fighting, far away from Paris. Her daughter, Françoise, passed away only a few days before, just as the Nazis invaded the city. Shortly after, she found out that her father was sent to Auschwitz, where he passed away in 1941. Instead of sinking into the depths of depression, Cécile decided to fight. Even before the war, she grew…

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Israel Leaders

Golda Meir: She Help Found Israel & Then Led It

Golda Meir: Who Was She? Golda Meir (1898 – 1976) was an Israeli political leader who served as the fourth Prime Minister of Israel. She was the first ever female Prime Minister of Israel, and only the 3rd woman in the world to lead a state. Born in Kiev, Ukraine, she immigrated to the United States as a child with her family. In 1917, she moved to Palestine and eventually became one of the founders…

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