Queen Elizabeth I

The “Mary Queen of Scots” star is sick of being asked when she’ll have a baby and makes a great point about the question in general.
Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart face off in the battle for Best Actress.
Kathy Reichs is a forensic anthropologist and a professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She's the author of the bestselling series featuring Temperance Brennan, who is also a forensic anthropologist. Kathy's the producer of the hit TV series Bones.
I usually find TV award shows as primarily fluff and hype, and they rarely stir deep emotions in me. However, listening to Benedict Cumberbatch's acceptance speech in the Best Actor category at the American Film Awards ceremonies for his portrayal of Alan Turing in the film "The Imitation Game" brought me to tears.
Steve Berry is the highly acclaimed, bestselling author of historical thrillers, including the Cotton Malone adventure series.
In setting Maria Stuarda to music, Gaetano Donizetti did some of his most beautiful writing, not just for the title character and her prevailing adversary Elizabeth I. Throughout, Donizetti also imagined any number of ensembles
So, I was left with this: Maybe men don't know how to write soaring women's speeches. Maybe they have no idea what they would say. And maybe women don't either.
Though she'll forever be remembered for her sharp witticism, disarming nature and longevity, when conjuring up those memories
This play, he told us, can in fact be viewed as a propaganda piece, justifying that act of usurpation. Shakespeare? As an apparatchik? Who knew??
Newsflash: it's not 1558 or even 1958. A woman doesn't have to be a virgin or a wife to be respected, any more than a man's value as a citizen is defined by his sexual activity or marital status.