Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Tag Archives: ladies who kick ass

IT’S NOT TOO LATE!

Or, well, it sort of is, but whatever, you can still participate.  The ides of Trump is today, and I meant to remind you guys to get your postcards in … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ugh, today. Tomorrow I will be a rebel princess fighter again; today I am a lump of sad.

Speaking of our beloved General Organa, mental health care is yet another area threatened by Emperor Palpatine  Orange Garbagefire and his shitty, shitty me-first fuck everyone look at my gold … Continue reading

December 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

Preach.

And for today’s actionable item: Why not join the ACLU?  Or volunteer?  Or both? I have no free time right now with a show in the weeds and about to … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

1000 cranes.

You probably know this story.  Sadako Sasaki was two years old when the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima.  At age twelve, she found out that she had leukemia.  She worked … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Weekly thingy and another lady of awesomeness!

A friend suggested James Tiptree Jr. (or, really, Alice B. Sheldon), and I’m so glad, because now I have SO MANY new things to read.  Sheldon wrote as Tiptree starting … Continue reading

April 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blessed is the match . . .

 Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, so it’s surprisingly timely that I was planning to post Hannah Szenes (sometimes spelled Senesh) today.  Hannah was a Hungarian born Jew from an … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ugh, with the research and the drawing teensy things.

I’ve been meaning to post Mae Jemison for several days now, but I kept thinking I’d get my act together and fill in her launch suit patches and NOT RIGHT … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

If you even THINK about burning a library down, I will cut you.

Hypatia (of a few different places, really) is mostly remembered as a brilliant philosopher and mathematician, and as a rational person murdered by an irrational religious mob.  Seems like a … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

I can’t help it, I love a fabulous lady writer.

So I’ve been trying to keep these reasonably all-ages, since an intersectional colouring book of nifty womenfolk is something quite a few people have told me they’d like to have … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Eek second thoughts.

There are lots of photos of Amelia Earhart looking fabulous, but there was just something about the lanky slightly awkward awesomeness of this pose that I fell in love with, … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · 1 Comment