From 'Little Women' to Taylor Swift and Beyonce, we track history's best examples of girl power.
While Dad’s off fighting for the North, Marmee and the resourceful March sisters form a tight, loving unit of their own.
Stanton has the big ideas, Anthony the organizational skill. Together, wild corsets can’t keep them down.
Who needs Hemingway? These belles toll for each other. The longtime pair are famed for their Paris salon.
The pals share the wackiest of schemes, most memorably a stint on a supercharged chocolate-factory conveyor belt.
Sweet Mary turns the world on with her smile; sly Rhoda wields a wisecrack like a shiv. Together, they’re gonna make it after all.
In Alice Walker’s acclaimed novel turned movie, set in Georgia in the early 1900s, a supportive circle of women overcome male brutality.
Nothing retiring about these roomies. Their verve comes from matching wits and hatching schemes—i.e., being best buds.
These merry wives of Windsor break royal rules with antics that include dressing up like bobbies to crash Prince Andrew’s bachelor party.
Over mah-jongg and dim sum, traditional tiger moms and their Chinese-American daughters make peace with the past and with each other.
These powerful, diverse and highly opinionated women don’t agree on much—except that they relish talking and tangling.
Raise a cosmopolitan to the Sex and the City BFFs, so key to one another’s lives that Big and the other guys seem like fifth wheels.
Proving they’re so over that messy love triangle, Taylor and Reynolds film the TV movie These Old Broads.
Chicago’s antiheroines battle for headlines and a lawyer but find success as a two-person act.
What’s a little lip-lock between icon and pop tart? Just a coupla chanteuses getting chummy.
None dare call it friendship; only their suits are in sync. What unites them: the ability to hold the spotlight and excite a crowd.
Pros show up bros: After the rapper interrupts Swift’s VMA speech, Beyoncé gives her airtime.
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