According to an annual report on state-sponsored homophobia, homosexuality is still a crime in 72 nations and punishable by death in eight.
As the first lesbian to be elected in the legislative government of Australia. Penny Wong is in the news for her aggressive push for same-sex marriage.
Natalie Clifford Barney is known for being an American expatriate in Paris. However, she's also been described as the Queen of Lesbians during her time.
In 1988, our lesbian compatriots from across the pond were doing their part as they fought Section 28, pushing the level of resistance up a notch.
LGBTQ sexual orientation has always been argued by opponents as being influenced by environment. But our sexual orientation was never a choice for us.
Prince William isn’t a gay icon like his mother Diana but for most of the LGBT, he's the perfect prince after being given a Straight Ally award.
According to a study on the costs of unfair treatment, 20 percent of LGBT employees had experienced being bullied while working in the tech industry.
Icon of the tennis world and the first openly gay athlete, Billie Jean King was able to wave the flag for women's equality by winning a single tennis match.
It used to be that the LGBTQ coming out was a rite of passage. Nowadays, it can be as simple as posting a Facebook status message.
Adrienne Rich is considered one of preeminent American poets. But she's also well-known for her political stance as feminist and activist.