LGBTQ publications (including LesbianNews) are always thankful for the bravery of Edythe Eyde, who published the first lesbian magazine in the US.
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.
As the first openly lesbian member of the gay political activist movement, Lilli Vincenz donated material on the LGBT struggle to the Library of Congress.
Homosexuality was removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder thanks to the effort of activist Barbara Gittings.
After World War 2, the Daughters of Bilitis was formed by a group of lesbians who wanted to come out with other lesbians.