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Helen Grace James was kicked out of the military for being a lesbian. Now she's won back her pride after she won her lawsuit against the US Air Force.

While many in the LGBTQ community fought to gain us equal rights, Leslie Feinberg fought for the rights of all oppressed-- from blue-collar workers to those who fell through the cracks.

In the freewheelin' 1960s, singer-songwriter Lesley Gore never had to pretend she was straight despite the homophobic music industry because she knew "no one owned her."

The British-born French poet Renée Vivien's hedonistic lifestyle drove her to an early end, but not before she left her mark for her love for other women and her poetry about lesbianism.

Susan Sontag strode on the stage of the world so large in life that she left a legacy as a literary icon that helped shape American twentieth-century thought.

While the French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec made Cha-U-Kao, a clown dancer who was an out lesbian, famous as a subject of his paintings, not much is known about her.

As a Jew and a lesbian, Charlotte Wolff managed to survive living in Nazi-ruled Germany and went on to study what it meant to be a woman loving other women.

Love will always find a way. This is the story of Elisabeth de Gramont and Romaine Brooks, who both loved one woman, Natalie Clifford Barney.

Dolly Wilde was the uber-celebrity socialite of the early 20th century, a witty, bon vivant who lived on the legacy of her famous uncle, Oscar Wilde.

From the stage to before the news camera, Jackie Forster made her mark with the public. But it was as a lesbian activist that she created her legacy.