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Hippolyta (Hippolyte)

Hippolyta is all about girl power. As the Queen of the Amazons, she's the poster girl for the famous race of warrior women who did their best to kick the butts of any males who trifled with them. Unfortunately for Hippolyta, though, some of Greece's greatest heroes came her way and caused a ton of trouble. The worst offender? Theseus, who kidnapped the Amazon Queen and forced her to be his bride. To add insult to injury, Theseus later dumped Hippolyta for a princess named Phaedra and killed the Amazon Queen when she fought back. Looks like Hippolyta had good reason to think that guys are the pits.

Basic Information

NameHippolyta
NicknameHippolyte, The Original Wonder Woman
SexFemale
Current cityElysium

Work & Education

OccupationQueen of the Amazons
EducationAres School of War
West Point

Beliefs

Political viewsAmazonian Feminist

Family & Friends (& Enemies)

ParentsAres (Dad)
Otrera (Mom)
SiblingsAntiope
ChildrenHippolytus
FriendsWho needs friends? My sister, Antiope, is all I need.
EnemiesHeracles (Not his fault—I blame Hera for this one)
Theseus (Definitely his fault—he forced me to marry him, dumped me, and killed me)
Phaedra (That you-know-what stole Theseus from me)

Relationships

Relationship statusI was married to Theseus, but we are now very divorced.
Interested inNo one. I'm over it.

Favorites

Quotations"Not even girls want to be girls as long as our feminine archetype lacks force, strength, and power."
– William Moulton Marston

"We are family
I got all my sisters with me."
– Sister Sledge

"I'm a survivor
I'm gonna make it
I will survive
Keep on survivin'"
– Destiny's Child

"These boots were made for walking, and that's just what they'll do.
One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you."
– Nancy Sinatra
BooksThe Color Purple by Alice Walker (Celie totally understands the meanness of men.)
The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston
Antigone by Sophocles (A true heroine if I ever saw one.)
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (Lisbeth is no joke.)
Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood (What the world would be like if men were in charge...)
Medea by Euripides (I feel your pain, Medea.)
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw (Joan rocks so hard.)
"Goblin Market" by Christina Rosetti (A great poem about the love of sisters and the evil of men.)
MusicPink Friday Roman Reloaded by Nicki Minaj
21 by Adele (the whole album—she's just so good.) 
It's a Man's World by James Brown
She's a Rebel by Green Day
Survivor by Destiny's Child
These Boots Are Made for Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra
Respect by Aretha Franklin
You Make Me Feel (Like a Natural Woman) by Carole King
Goodbye Earl by the Dixie Chicks
Rebel Girl by Bikini Kill 
We Are Family by Sister Sledge
MoviesBrave
Mulan
Million Dollar Baby
Monster
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Wrestling Women USA!
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Girlfight
TV ShowsXena: Warrior Princess
Wonder Woman
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Activities & Interests

LikesThe Suffrage Movement
My magic girdle
Roller derby
Wonder Woman
Women's Basketball
ActivitiesArchery
Spear Throwing
Sword Fighting
InterestsWomen's Rights
Feminism
Combat studies
Military history
GroupsSociety of Female Warriors
Roller Derby Girls
WNBA
Wonder Woman Fan Club
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