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Two of the more famous pirates were women-- Anne Bonny and Mary Read-- and both of them were actually more ruthless than their male counterparts.

The pathologist Louise Pearce helped develop a treatment for the African sleeping sickness that cured 80 percent of the cases during an epidemic in Africa.

What with all the bisexual myths that people assumed were true, bisexuals never had it easy. Since it’s Bisexual Visibility Day, let’s correct these myths.

Sara Josephine Baker was a lesbian physician who not only saved 90,000 children through her innovative ideas but also revolutionized US public health care.

As the nation marks the tragedy of the September 11 attacks, we remember the 9/11 LGBT heroes who gave their lives so that others may live.

When NASA astronaut Sally Ride died at the age of 61, her obituary revealed that she was also a lesbian-- making her the first lesbian astronaut in space.

Despite her depression and alcoholism, Patricia Highsmith contributed incomparable creations like Carol Aird and Tom Ripley to American literature.

The poet Audre Lorde spent her life and her creative talent in confronting and addressing the injustices of racism, sexism, and homophobia.

Edna St. Vincent Millay was a 20th-century poet who became the first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923. She was also a bisexual.

Elsie de Wolfe and Elisabeth Marbury were considered the lesbian power couple of their period, both of them pioneers in their respective fields.