Niecy Nash, Actress, Too Fab For Words
Love this woman so much! Her character on Reno 911! is the reason I got hooked on that show to begin with. Looking forward to seeing her in other roles.
Niecy either got married recently or is getting married soon…
Beyonce Knowles, Singer, Actress
Submitted by John P.
Nalo Hopkinson, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer
Because of the work that many people did before me to bring women’s voices to the field, I’m able to inhabit a science fiction community of my choice, where women are well represented in the writi…
Maya Angelou, Poet, Activist, Phenomenal
I have never seen this photo of her before, but I love it because it looks like she is getting her groove on and showing off some of that phenomenal woman stuff “pretty” women just don’t get. You go, beaut…
Akuol De Mabior
Akuol and her TWA are beautiful!!
Pretty spread featuring Akuol De Mabior.
(photo via ICE Model Management, all rights reserved)
Edwidge Danticat, Author
Submitted by BC Holmes: I’ve been surprised that you haven’t included a picture of the uber-gorgeous Edwidge Danticat
Rutina Wesley, actress (currently on HBO’s True Blood)
Submitted by Layogenic: If that’s what “too much testosterone” does, I’ll get me somma that.
Octavia Butler, Science Fiction Author
Had the pleasure of meeting and learning from her when I attended Clarion West in 2003. Her book, Kindred, was the the first novel that put its fist right into my chest and yanked me in without warning.
Janelle Monáe, Grammy-nominated singer
Submitted by April Q.
The Real Riveter (Her Name Might Be Rosie…)
Rare Library of Congress photos from the Great Depression, for those times that you forget history wasn’t really in black and white.
There’s a fascinating surrealism to pict…