Madonna, the icon

Madonna, the icon

Madonna, symbol of freedom Madonna Veronica Louise Ciccone is a pop singer and actress who played solo in 1981 and caused a sensation in the male-dominated music scene in the 1980s. Important dates August 16, 1958: birth of Madonna Veronica Louise Ciccone in Bay city,...
Simone de Beauvoir, French philosopher

Simone de Beauvoir, French philosopher

Simone de Beauvoir, mother of french feminismFrench feminist writer, and a member of the intellectual coalition of philosophical writers Important dates January 9, 1908: birth of Simone Lucy Ernestine de Beauvoir in Paris, France 1929: Graduate in philosophy at La...
Erin Brockovich and the largest direct lawsuits in America.

Erin Brockovich and the largest direct lawsuits in America.

Erin Brockovich is known for her involvement in one of the largest direct lawsuits in America. Consumer advocate and environmentalist Erin Brockovich was born in Kansas in 1960. In 1992, when Brockovich was working as a document clerk at a law office in Los Angeles,...
Ching Shih, from prostitute to pirate queen.

Ching Shih, from prostitute to pirate queen.

Ching Shih, from prostitute to pirate queenChing Shih or Cheng I Sao or Zheng Yi Sao was the most well-known and influent female pirate. She was commanding the Red Flag Fleet during the beginning of the 19h century which was constituted of more than 1800 ships and...
Marie Cau the first trans woman to be elected mayor in France

Marie Cau the first trans woman to be elected mayor in France

Marie Cau the first trans woman to be elected mayor in FranceAfter living in her town of Tilloy-Lez-Marchiennes for 20 years with her three kids she decided that it was time for her to do more for her community. Important dates 1965: birth of Marie Cau in Roubaix,...
Lisa Ben, editor of the first lesbian magazine

Lisa Ben, editor of the first lesbian magazine

Lisa Ben, editor of the first lesbian magazine Lisa Ben, was one of the first lesbian celebrity who created Vice Versa and wrote parodic song.  Important dates November 7, 1921: birth of Edith D. Eyde  in San Fransisco, California. 1940’s: composing music and...