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There are LGBT monuments around the world, but the recent news that the White House is considering the creation of a national one is welcome indeed.

The GLSEN Respect Awards is set to honor George Stephanopoulos, Ali Wentworth, Ilene Chaiken, and Optimedia on May 23 in New York.

Anna Rüling delivered her groundbreaking speech on gay rights and women's rights in 1904, and she became the first known lesbian activist.

Organized by Aid for AIDS of Nevada, the 26th Annual AIDS Walk in Los Vegas recently drew more than 10,000 walkers who wanted to "make their mark."

Queen Anne Stuart was the ruler who helped England transition to Protestantism and was the last Stuart on the throne. She also loved women.

It takes silence for a voice to be heard. That's why every year in April, the Day of Silence marks a day of silent protest against LGBT bullying in school.

We're reminded that Hillary Clinton wasn't the first woman to run for the US presidency-- rather, it was Wall Street tycoon Victoria Woodhull in 1872.

Occurring alongside the Red Scare, the Lavender Scare was the simultaneous persecution of the LGBT employees of the government during the 1950s.

You have to hand it to the Dutch: they were the first in everything, from selling marijuana in coffee shops to allowing same-sex marriage between couples.

In celebration of International Transgender Day of Visibility, we came up with 5 things about trans activist Michaela Mendelsohn you may not know about.