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True stories about women’s history are not as pretty as tote bags make them seem

The truth is that women’s history is darker, more violent and frankly frightening

These women surf the biggest waves in the world. They have a month left to make history.

For the first time, women could compete in the famed Mavericks competition — but will the waves cooperate?

Gillian Freeman, whose historical novels chronicled free spirits in Edwardian England and Nazi Germany, dies at 89

She’s known for her novel ‘The Leather Boys,’ which was a gay landmark

NASA’s first all-female spacewalk to take place this Women’s History Month

On March 29, Anne McClain and Christina Koch will make history

Today, learn the name of at least one influential woman you’ve never heard of. Here are 31 options.

We’re looking back at women who influenced historical moments

Black women have long fought back against sexual violence. R. Kelly’s indictment is the latest example.

For more than a century, the work black women have done in their own defense has benefited all of us

Dubbed the ‘Night Witches,’ these female WWII pilots were fierce and feared

Their planes were rickety crop-dusters, but the Soviet women turned them into killing machines

5 books to read for Black History Month

These recent nonfiction titles are looks into modern history

You know that iconic Times Square kiss photo? It was never romantic. That’s not Me Too’s fault.

Today, the photo might be considered an assault