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Wonder Woman Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls

If you're a longtime Wonder Woman fan, you are already used to referring to Wonder Woman-daughter of Hippolyta-Princess of Themyscira, as Ambassador... https://twitter.com/deependreview/status/605569096214650880 But now it's official because today, October 21, 2016, the United Nations decreed "the character of Wonder Woman will be designated as Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls, in support … Continue reading Wonder Woman Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls

Watch This: Wonder Woman American Ninja Warrior

  Jessie Graff seriously is a Wonder Woman. This Amazon became the first woman to make it up the 14 1/2 foot warped wall during the Los Angeles Qualifiers for the 8th Season of American Ninja Warrior, & she did so dressed as Wonder Woman! She's also a stuntwoman for CBS's Supergirl, so yeah, that … Continue reading Watch This: Wonder Woman American Ninja Warrior

7 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know About Wonder Woman

TIME

Even the most devout Wonder Woman fanatics probably didn’t know that the heroine’s creator, William Moulton Marston, a psychologist, lived with and had children with two women at the same time. They also probably didn’t know that he had slightly strange theories about the benefits of bondage. Nor is it common knowledge that the character, which debuted in 1942, was inspired by the leaders of the suffragist movement.

In her new book, The Secret History of Wonder Woman, which hits shelves Tuesday, New Yorker writer and Harvard professor Jill Lepore delves into the life of the man who created Wonder Woman. The book comes just as Wonder Woman is swooping back into the cultural consciousness with her invisible jet. Israeli actress Gal Gadot will play Wonder Woman in 2016’s Batman vs. Superman and will get her own solo film in 2017.

Here’s just some of what Lepore uncovered:

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