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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.

The United Nations recently released a set of six LGBT commemorative stamps to promote a global campaign for LGBT equality.

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.

In celebration of Black History Month, Lesbian News looks at a number of black lesbian women who made a mark in their respective fields.