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Alla Nazimova was a brilliant 1920s star of stage and film who also gained Hollywood power and influence. But eventually, her star waned and dimmed.

Behind Ms. Eva Le Gallienne's achievements in the world of theatre were a world of sorrows, regrets, mistakes, and demons that always haunt great achievers.

Edie Windsor and Jim Obergefell will be honored at the 3rd Annual American Military Partner Association National Gala this May for fighting for LGBT rights.

Isadora Duncan revolutionized dance into what we know it today, but she was a great lover of both men and women and grew up amidst hardship and tragedy.

The screenplay for the movie Carol, adapted from Patricia Highsmith's lesbian novel, made us curious: just who is the scriptwriter Phyllis Nagy?

The Well of Loneliness is well-known among lesbians for being the first novel about the love between women. But who was its author, Radclyffe Hall?

Dr. Nergis Mavalvala, who helped prove Albert Einstein's theory on gravitational waves, is a self-described "out, queer person of color."

Lesbian News reprints Sara Jaffe's interview with Phyllis Nagy on writing the script for 'Carol' and creating a different kind of love story.

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.