Princess Leia’s Business Card [Fierce Women Month]

As long as we’re talking about Star Wars, let’s end the day with Princess Leia’s business card. Also, a friendly reminder that we need more real life women in politics. Click through to The Mary Sue to see the other characters’cards. [via The Mary...

Granny O’Grimm Keeps It Real [Fierce Women]

If you had plans to discriminate against an elderly woman this month, watch this Oscar-nominated short, written and voiced by Kathleen O’Rourke, and perhaps reconsider those plans. Sleep has no fury like a grandma scorned. [via...

Wonder Woman: Shit Just Got Real [Fierce Women]

Aw naw, ya’ll done made Wonder Woman pull out her scrunchie??? I pity the fool villains about to be on the other side of this beatdown! This is all to say, this artwork by Kevin Warren is all kinds of awesome sauce. [h/t Fashionably...

The PowerPuff Girls As Marvel Supervillians [Fierce Women]

…because why not? Get your T-shirt here. [h/t The Mary...

“I don’t care –I love it!” [Fierce Women Month...

“I Love It” by fierce indie synthpop duo, Icona Pop, is basically the best thing to happen to happen to Top 40 radio this decade. That is all.

And BT-dubs, Snow White is only 14 [Fierce Women Month]

As long as we’re on the subject of Disney Princesses today, here’s a list of their real ages, which, in some cases, will make you feel a little skeevy for rooting for them to get with a prince. Or, in the case of Mulan and Tiana, it might make you feel like an underachiever. I...

After Ever After [Fierce Women Month]

We like a happy ending here as much as the next nerd, but internet sensation, Paint, delves into what might have happened to some of our favorite princesses after their happily ever afters — and it ain’t pretty. Some words that come up: beastiality, oil spills, torture, and...

Six more months until CATCHING FIRE [Fierce Women Month]

Just in case you’re now counting down to the next women-led big budget movie like we are after seeing OZ, THE GREAT AND POWERFUL. Meanwhile, here’s an official portrait…...

How to get rid of back pain in a few super-easy steps – Procrast...

Seriously, if you watch one video this week, watch this one. I’ve been standing and sitting as advised by the fiercely nerdy Esther Gokhale for a couple of days now, and my chronically achy back feels so much better. Also, it’s so much easier to stick my butt out like our...

Damsels In Distress — Ugh! – Procrastinate on This [Fierce...

Sadly, our Fierce Women Month series can’t be all unicorns and rainbows. Sadly, despite the real world advances of strong women, damsels in distress are still in large fictional supply — especially in videogames. But knowledge is power. Learn all about the trope in video games...

Jem & the Holograms Hit the Doll Circuit Again – One More T...

Just in case you were looking for a reason to spend $125 on a doll in celebration of Women’s History Month, Hasbro has put out collectible Jem & the Hologram dolls. I have like no extra money in the budget, but the Shana doll is tempting me so bad… And I’m not even sure...

Astronauting Ain’t Easy [Fierce Women]

Especially for African-American women. Please click through to read a wonderful acknowledgement of the struggles Dr. Mae Jemison, Stephanie D. Wilson, Joan Higginbotham, and Dr. Yvonne Cagle, endured and overcame in order to become astronauts....

Mary Edwards Walker, the First Female Surgeon in the Civil War [Fierce...

…and herstorical badass. Please, please, please click through to read more about this abolitionist who was given a feminine-feature-hiding uniform to serve as a surgeon in the Civil War but purposefully grew out her curls so that everyone would know she was a woman. [via...

Men Are Too Emotional to Vote – One More Thing Before We Go [Fie...

Feminist satire from 1915. Happy Women’s History month! [via...