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  • n. Plural form of shero.


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  • Now girls are barraged with images of "sheroes" -- think Sydney Bristow on ABC's "Alias" or Uma Thurman's the Bride in "Kill Bill: Vol. 2" -- giving them a wider range of role models and tacit permission to alter their behavior.


  • Pity the women in past and present cultures throughout Da Rest Of The World, the "sheroes" who have lived, fought and died in languages other than English, French or Russian, with skin colours other than white, for or against religious beliefs other than Jewish, Christian or Muslim.

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  • "He confronts the problems of everyday people and tells the stories of 'sheroes' from all walks of life," says Brandy, 25, a life scientist for the EPA. Front Page

  • Missoula Mom Missoula girls honor "sheroes" on Day of the Dead


  • At first, I balked at the word "sheroes", but then I figured it out: she + heroes = "sheroes", or women heroes.


  • But still, all of my heroes and sheroes, long since past in the human body and form we relate to, live on today, arguably larger, more brilliantly and more impactful than ever.

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  • Assemble a Dream Team of your favorite heroes and sheroes, present and past.

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  • It goes without saying that lunch ladies are unsung sheroes.

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  • And because of this heterosexist bias, the sheroes and heroes of LGBTQ people of African descent -- like Pat Parker, Audre Lorde, Essex Hemphill, Joseph Beam, and Bayard Rustin, to name a few -- are most known and lauded within a subculture of black life.

    Irene Monroe: 'Womanist': Saying Who We Are

  • Along with the pantheon of noted black heterosexual leaders who will be lauded this month, I want to personally celebrate one of my queer and crossover sheroes, renowned writer and poet Alice Walker for giving black women everywhere on the globe a new name we all can embrace -- "womanist."

    Irene Monroe: 'Womanist': Saying Who We Are


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