Julie d’Aubigny was a cross-dressing swordswoman, opera singer, and mistress to both men and women rich and powerful.
Before the likes of Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, and Claudia Schiffer made supermodels a big thing, there was Gia Carangi.
Lorraine Hansberry became famous for her play, 'A Raisin in the Sun.' However, what a lot didn't know was that she was also a lesbian.
Unabashedly lesbian, Chavela Vargas was the legend of Latin American song who sang the traditional, macho Mexican music of rancheras and made it her own.
History has shown us that you can't keep a good woman down, like Hatshepsut and Deborah Sampson, who both dressed like men to persevere during their time.
There were great queer partnerships that changed the world, and there were great romances like the one between bisexuals Frida Kahlo and Josephine Baker.
We all have our own lesbian love story to tell. But some left a mark on our world, from the Daughters of Bilitis to the Guardianship of Kowalski.
For World AIDS Day, we remember Mina Meyer, a lesbian activist who tackled not only issues involving LGBT rights but also the treatment of AIDS patients.
In a time when activism is needed once more to protect LGBT rights, we remember Sidney Abbott, the lesbian activist and feminist writer who fought for us.
For Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance, we remember Christine Jorgensen, who broke down barriers and was proud of it.