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March Madness Sweet 16: Division II

March Madness Sweet 16: Division II

Welcome to the third round of our March Madness tournament, now highlighting our Sweet Sixteen! Check out the 8 women who made it to the top of the Division II bracket: Gaming meets Comics. Lara Croft It's not a surprise that one [...]

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March Madness Sweet 16: Division I

March Madness Sweet 16: Division I

Welcome to the third round of our March Madness tournament, finally reaching our Sweet Sixteen!  Meet the 8 women who survived Rounds 1 and 2 competing in Division I: Books meets TV & Film. Molly Weasley After defeating both Marisa Coulter (His [...]

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On Our List: March 2014

On Our List: March 2014

"Now that I've completed the monolith that is A Dance With Dragons, I've acquired and began reading Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling. I've become a little obsessed with comedians in the last few [...]

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March Madness Round 2: Comics

March Madness Round 2: Comics

Welcome to the second round of our fan-favorite March Madness tournament! In this round, check out the eight women in our Comics bracket. Wonder Woman Diana Prince, known as Diana of Themyscira, is an Amazonian warrior princess. Armed with a Lasso of [...]

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March Madness Round 2: Gaming

March Madness Round 2: Gaming

Welcome to the second round of our fan-favorite March Madness tournament! In this round, check out the eight winning women in our Gaming bracket. Lara Croft The star of the Tomb Raider franchise is both an explorer and survivor. A trained archaeologist, Lara is [...]

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March Madness Round 2: TV & Film

March Madness Round 2: TV & Film

Welcome to Round Two of our March Madness tournament! Find the 8 women of our TV & Film bracket below. Nyota Uhura from Star Trek‘s original series and revived in its most recent films, Uhura serves as the USSEnterprise‘s chief communications officer and [...]

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March Madness Round 2: Books

March Madness Round 2: Books

Welcome to the second round of our March Madness tournament! This week, 32 contestants - 8 each in our 4 brackets - count down for the title of Girls in Capes Fan Favorite. Molly Weasley The matriarch of the Weasley family in [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Tamora Pierce

Our Favorite Things: Tamora Pierce

I've talked about heroines created by YA author Tamora Pierce a few times before, and it's no secret that both Pierce and her action-adventure fantasy series have had a lasting impact on me as a person. When I'm asked who [...]

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Top 5 Female Gym Leaders

Top 5 Female Gym Leaders

The Pokémon games had an incredible influence on me as a kid. They were my first games, and I continue to play them today for a lot of reasons. One thing Pokémon has always done differently than most other games [...]

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