Blackmore becomes 1st female jockey to win Grand National

Rachael Blackmore broke down one of the biggest gender barriers in sports by becoming the first female jockey to win the grueling Grand National horse race. Blackmore, a 31-year-old Irishwoman,…

‘Indiana Jones 5’ taps Phoebe Waller-Bridge as female lead opposite Harrison Ford

Following the confirmation at the Disney Investors Presentation in December that the next film was a go, Lucasfilm and director James Mangold look to have their sights set on Harrison Ford’s first…

‘Deadly Illusions’ star Greer Grammer, director Anna Elizabeth James discuss female sexuality in new film

[WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD] “Deadly Illusions” is one of Netflix‘s latest hit movies.  The thriller, written and directed by Anna Elizabeth James, stars Greer Grammer as a nanny, Grace. The film follows Grammer’s character…

WrestleMania 37 taps Ashland Craft as the first female country artist to perform ‘America The Beautiful’

Country singer Ashland Craft will make both country music and WWE history when she performs at WrestleMania 37 on Sunday night.  According to People, the artist has been tapped to…

St. Louis elects first Black female mayor, after pledge to boost social workers instead of police

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Treasurer Tishaura Jones, who has been outspoken in her criticism of the criminal justice system’s “arrest and incarcerate” model, won election Tuesday and will…

Egypt’s first female captain falsely blamed for blocking Suez Canal

Egypt’s first female ship captain says she was wrongly blamed for the Suez Canal debacle — which occurred while she was on a different vessel hundreds of miles away. Marwa Elselehdar, 29,…

Female roadie rats out rock gods: A Beatle proposed, Iggy Pop stole from her

It’s the kind of offer that could make someone kick the habit.  Tana Douglas had just lit her second cigarette, 30 or so minutes into a conversation with George Harrison,…

Kansas Senate passes bill banning transgender girls on female sports teams

The Kansas Senate voted on Wednesday to approve a bill that would ban transgender girls on female sports teams, according to reports. The bill passed 24-10 in the Republican-controlled legislature and would…

Bianca Smith: What to know about the first Black female coach in pro baseball

Bianca Smith broke through the boundaries of tradition when she was hired by the Boston Red Sox as a Minor League coach in January, making her the first Black woman to…

Jennifer King: What to know about the first Black female NFL position coach

Washington’s Jennifer King was a part of history during the 2020 season when she and Cleveland Browns’ chief of staff Callie Brownson were both on the sidelines for the teams’…