Amelie Mauresmo was the world's top tennis player before she retired. She also came out as a lesbian while at the top of her career-- and never looked back.
This is the story of Felice Schragenheim, a Jew hiding secretly in Berlin during the Second World War, who fell in love with Lilly Wust, a German girl.
Vasu Primlani, like Ellen DeGeneres, is not only a comedian, but also a businesswoman and activist. She also has received a prestigious presidential award.
LGBTQ publications (including LesbianNews) are always thankful for the bravery of Edythe Eyde, who published the first lesbian magazine in the US.
Pauli Murray was a poet, a writer, a feminist, a labor organizer, a civil rights lawyer, and then finally, an Episcopal priest. But she also had a secret.
Visual activist and photographer Zanele Muholi documents the LGBT communities that don't have a voice in their own countries because of the lack of rights.
From the reality TV show The Real World to a nationally-recognized sports athlete and Crossfit coach. bisexual Emily Schromm has come a long way.
Djuna Barnes occupies a prominent place in lesbian history for writing some of the most influential books on lesbianism, but she refused to identify as one.
A feminist and lesbian radical artist, zine publisher, photographer, and filmmaker, K8 Hardy does queer art that crosses borders and asks questions. .
Writer Jane Bowles was overshadowed by her husband and fellow writer, Paul Bowles. But her underrated stories have been regarded as the work of a genius.