When government wouldn't fund female fieldwork, Agnes Chase pulled together her own resources.
A fiery advocate against gender discrimination, Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s radicalism reveals itself in her argument for the Equal Rights Amendment.
Charlotte Brontë, a woman whose life was steeped in stifled near-romance, refused to write love as ruly, predictable, or safe.
Heliconian butterflies choose mates with similar wing patterns. Their genes make them do it.
The legacy of Kimpa Vita, a Kongolese Catholic mystic, was felt from the U.S. to Haiti.