Blues singer Bessie Smith had a tumultuous life despite her magnificent gift, but she couldn't escape being a lesbian despite acting as straight.
Homosexuality was removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder thanks to the effort of activist Barbara Gittings.
The rise to power of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi regime encouraged them to go after the Jewish race while also targeting homosexuals and lesbians.
Tee Corinne had been described as “one of the most visible and accessible lesbian artists in the world” but these words don't give her justice.
English poet and novelist Vita Sackville-West knew how to lead a scandalous life, but without letting it interfere with her quite honorable status.
Though Lorena Hickok is now always mentioned in connection to Eleanor Roosevelt, Hick was considered one of the best journalists of her time.
Known for walking on the wild side as well as appearing in Andy Warhol's films, Holly Woodlawn died of cancer last December 6 at the age of 69 in LA.
Who was Sappho of the Isle of Lesbos? All we know of this legendary Greek poet comes from historical bits and pieces, fragments of her work, and her name.
After World War 2, the Daughters of Bilitis was formed by a group of lesbians who wanted to come out with other lesbians.
When playwright Larry Kramer decided to use his anger against discrimination and AIDS, he created a paradigm shift in how the world saw the virus.