Who We Are

Legendary Women is a journalistic site and charity seeking to promote positive images of women in the media. We celebrate our favorite fictional heroines from books and the silver screen and also highlight real world women role models and the charities they run and support.

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Job Openings - Come and Be Legendary

Have you ever wanted to work with us? Are you passionate about women's rights, helping others, and how media portrays women? Then these might be the positions for you.

In order to apply, you need to send both a copy of a resume and a short paragraph about why you'd like to work with Legendary Women and what you think you can bring to our team. These are part-time, telecommute positions as volunteers only. The jobs actual time requirements are described more in-depth on our careers page where you can find the full list of jobs open for us.

Apply from now until January 9, 2015!

The Archive

As a corollary to our First Annual Literary Contest, we're having a drive until November 30, 2012 to get together books for the Women's Prison Book Project (WPBP), a non-profit based in Minnesota, which collects paperback books and workbooks as well as monetary donations to help ensure that the over 150, 000 women in the prison system have access to reading materials to improve their lives. Read on to learn how to help!

We all have a favorite heroine, a woman who kicks a serious amount of butt and inspires us to be better than we are. So far, Legendary Women, Inc. has celebrated the female characters who already exist. Now we, along with Random Acts, are asking our readers to create some of their own! You have until November 30, 2012 to enter our contest so please check out the rules below!

Have you ever wanted to work with us? Are you passionate about women's rights, helping others, and how media portrays women? Then these might be the positions for you.

Again, our newest articles and columns go straight to our Medium page now and have for a while.

“Legendary Relationships” is a regular column which will examine relationship moments between women in popular media.

By Liz Fisher

“Legendary Relationships” is a regular column which will examine relationship moments between women in popular media.

 

by Liz Fisher

“Legendary Relationships” is a regular column which will examine relationship moments between women in popular media.

 

The flurry of news stories over the past year might give people the impression that the last stand for LGBTQ rights is the fight for marriage equality… and maybe where you buy your fried chicken. However, the mainstream battles for the LGBTQ community tend to lean towards the interests of middle class adults, not the other cultural or gender minorities of the group overall, and definitely not towards the needs of our youth. But while these youth have been largely forgotten by society, Golden Girls star and gay icon Bea Arthur did not forget them in her final years. 

By Liz Fisher

“Legendary Relationships” is a regular column which will examine relationship moments between women in popular media.

Strong Female Protagonist follows the adventures of a young middle-class American with super-strength, invincibilit