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  • Madge Bellamy (1899 - 1990)
    Madge Bellamy (June 30, 1899 – January 24, 1990) was an American stage and film actress who was a popular leading lady in the 1920s and early 1930s. Her career declined in the sound era, and e...
  • Tarsila do Amaral (1886 - 1973)
    Origem: Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre. Tarsila do Amaral (Capivari, 1 de setembro de 1886 — São Paulo, 17 de janeiro de 1973) foi uma pintora e desenhista brasileira e u...
  • Monica Samille Lewinsky
    Monica Samille Lewinsky (born July 23, 1973) is an American woman with whom United States President Bill Clinton admitted to having had an "improper relationship" while she worked at the White House ...
  • Elizabeth Edwards (1645 - 1690)
    Elizabeth was widely thought to be "insane" in the community, according to "Families of Ancient New Haven". She had a child born after her marriage to Richard Edwards of Hartford, but he never acknowle...
  • Anne Bourchier, 7th Baroness Bourchier (1512 - 1571)
    The daughter of Henry Bourchier, 2nd earl of Essex (1471-March 30,1540) and Mary Say (1479-June 5,1535+), Anne Bourchier was married on February 9, 1527, when she was barely ten, to fifteen-year-ol...

(adj) disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking (giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation) "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time"

From the Greek σκάνδαλον, a trap or stumbling-block. The metaphor is that wrong conduct can impede or "trip" people's trust or faith.

Let's celebrate women of scandal: mischievous, anarchistic, colorful, noisy women of immense moral courage.

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