Badass Women

Collection by Pastorjoelle Colville-Hanson


These are women who perhaps should not be held up as models of Christian behavior...but for sheer toughness, strength and nerve and breaking the barriers against women, have my admiration

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Vatican Women's Rifle Team, disbanded Sister Juliette, far right, left the order to join the French Resistance. Go radical nuns! MY IDEA OF NUNS !

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One of the most feared of all London street gangs from the late was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They woulde later inspire Anthony burgess' most notorious novel. Their main Rivals were the All-female "the Forty Elephants" gang.

victorian – Chloe and Olivia: Lesbian Findings From History and The Arts

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Katrina Hodge: Corporal in the British Army & Miss England She enlisted in the army on a dare from her brother & was nicknamed Combat Barbie after showing up to her unit wearing fake eyelashes, heels, & carrying a pink suitcase. While serving in Iraq

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starfishpaws: “ Chicago’s Police Department’s first female officers, 1913 The starting salary of a policewoman in 1913 was $75 a month, and each officer was assigned an area to patrol—often a beach,...

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Pop Culture's Most Badass Heroines

The Hunger Games is here! To celebrate, we picked out our favorite females from TV, the movies and more who are not to be messed with if you know whats good for you.

““Julie D’Aubigny was a bisexual French opera singer and fencing master who killed or wounded at least ten men in life-or-death duels, performed nightly shows on the biggest and most. Mademoiselle De Maupin, Opera Singers, Great Women, Amazing Women, Badass Women, Women In History, 17th Century, Romans, Character Inspiration

Julie D'Aubigny, La Maupin

French opera singer who killed ten men in duels and once snuck into a convent to bang a nun.

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What Is The African Contribution To Civilisation? Are We Truly Inferior? - Culture - Nigeria

Margaret Of Anjou Queen Of King Henry Vi Of England Engraved By WJEdwards After ABouvierFrom The Book The Queens Of England Volume I By Sydney Wilmot Published London Circa 1890 Canvas Art - Uk History, Tudor History, Women In History, British History, Family History, French History, Asian History, History Facts, Ancient History

Margaret of Anjou – the White Rose. Wife of Henry VI, she led Lancastrian armies during the War of the Roses, defeating both the Duke of York and the Earl of Warwick. In 1471 she landed at Weymouth expecting to join up with Jasper Tudor, but he was delayed and Margaret's greatly outnumbered forces were beaten. She fled the field on foot carrying her infant son and escaped to Flanders.

Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.

Nancy Wake (1945).

A historic portrait of the four female U. Supreme Court Justices - retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan - was displayed this morning for the first time at the National Portrait Gallery. Great Women, Amazing Women, Amazing People, Beautiful People, Sandra Day O'connor, Sonia Sotomayor, Sutra, Supreme Court Justices, National Portrait Gallery

The Women Of The Supreme Court Now Have The Badass Portrait They Deserve

The women of the Supreme Court are the subjects of a new painting unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. on Monday. ...

In Etruscan society women held status in some parity with men including fighting, their funeral images often show loving couples together, Archaeologists made a false assumption when they found a sealed tomb cut into the rock in Tuscany with a body they called a warrior prince along with ashes of another body, who after DNA analysis was actually a woman, princess.

Oops! Etruscan Warrior Prince Really a Princess

Last month, archaeologists announced a stunning find: a completely sealed tomb cut into the rock in Tuscany, Italy. The untouched tomb held what looked like the body of an Etruscan prince holding a...

Pedestrians walking down Wall Street noticed something different today. An asset management group, State Street Global Advisors, installed a statue of a young girl facing off against the famous Wall Street Charging Bull. Charging Bull, Day Trading, Money Trading, Statues, Bullen, State Street, New York, Illustrations, Bronze Sculpture

Why McCann Dropped a Statue of a 'Fearless Girl' Next to Wall Street's Charging Bull Overnight

New manifesto from State Street Global Advisors

Domenico Failutti - Maria Quitéria - Women in warfare and the military in the century - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Tattoo Maria, Female Soldier, Kaiser, Women In History, Joining The Army, Historical Clothing, Warfare, Joan Of Arc, Character Inspiration

Maria Quitéria (1792–1853) was a Brazilian Lieutenant and national heroine. She served in the Brazilian war of independence in 1822–23 dressed as a man. She was promoted to cadet and Lieutenant and decorated with the Imperial order. She has been called "Brazilian Joan of Arc".