Dorothy's slippers, worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz, have long been celebrated as a 'queer object'. With one pair recently restored at a price of $300,000, do they deserve such adulation?
Several outstanding women were nominated, but Rainbow Murray, an adviser to the series, says the public vote showed how we're still more inclined to recognise male achievement.
An expert argues our connection with these figures is longstanding. They are embedded in our myths and help us explore deeper questions about being human.