Queen Moremi

In Nigeria, the tallest statue is dedicated to the legendary Queen Moremi. The Queen Moremi Statue of Liberty stands at an impressive 45 feet. Erected at the Ife palace in November 2016 by the Ooni of Ife. Learn more about the story of her statue here....

Sajar al-Durr.

From slave to the first woman to occupy the Egyptian throne since Cleopatra, Shajar al-Durr, also written as Shajarat, remains one of Egypt’s most popular historical figures. She was integral in ending the Seventh Crusade and founding the Mamluk dynasty. ...

UK Charities.

A list of UK based charities which are focused on LGBT and race issues....

Eadgifu of Kent

Eadgifu would become known as the Matriarch of the House of Wessex, wielding varying amounts of power as her sons and then grandsons took the throne of England. This post takes a look into her hidden history....

Pope Joan.

There have been 266 popes, despite their differences, they have all been men, right? Not according to medieval manuscripts which tell the story of a popess who disguised as a man ruled for two years. But did she really exist?...

Historic Housewife- Cooking with Livia

We’ve all been there your spouse who spends hours complaining about taxes and the loss of his favourite gladiator ‘forgets’ to tell you his parents are coming over for cena, the following day. Join Livia as she prepares a feast fit for the Emperor....

Warrior Women, Myth vs Truth

Writers have often delved into mythology for inspiration for their heroines, take Wonder Woman for example, But what lies behind the myth? Is there any truth behind the story?...

Lady Godiva.

The story of Lady Godiva’s naked ride through Coventry marketplace, to free the city from a harsh tax imposed by her husband, is arguably one of the best known stories in Britain’s history. But did it actually happen? Did Lady Godiva actually exist? Read on to find out. ...