LGBTQ Latinos-Gloria Anzaldúa Anzaldúa made history with her scholarly writings in feminism, queerness and Chicana cultural theories. She is best known for the book that she co-edited, "This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color." Another one of her biggest contributions was introducing borderland identities into academia.
Suffragette, Emily Davision throws herself infront of King George V’s horse at the Epsom Derby of 1913. This horrifying spectacle attracted even more national attention to the Suffraggete movement and growing call for equal rights of women. Her injuries resulted in her death four days later thus becoming a martyr for the cause of Womens Suffrage. Some have suggested that she had not originally attempted suicide but simply to disrupt the race.
FIGURES OF NORSE MYTHOLOGY: VALKYRIES The Valkyries are beautiful young women, mounted upon winged horses and armed with helmets and spears. They scout battlefields, selecting the bravest of slain warriors and escorting them to Valhalla. In this immense, majestic hall, ruled by Odin, these warriors (the Einherjar) fight, feast, and prepare for the oncoming battle of Ragnarok. The Valkyries are also Odin's messengers.
"Heroes are selfless people who perform extraordinary acts. The mark of heroes is not necessarily the result of their action, but what they are willing to do for others and for their chosen cause. Even if they fail, their determination lives on for others to follow. The glory lies not in the achievement, but in the sacrifice." // Reflecting with gratitude on the brave men and women who have sacrificed everything to protect our freedoms #veteransday // Stunning space created by @jeffreydun...