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For her role in creating the film "Transgender, At War and in Love," filmmaker Fiona Dawson will be honored by the White House as a "Champion for Change."

The use of the biblical passage of Ruth 1:16-17 in heterosexual weddings is ironic, given that these lines were uttered between two women, Ruth and Naomi.

The new documentary Janis: Little Blue Blue by Oscar-nominated director Amy J. Berg will show people Janis Joplin's story and music through her own words.

Chinese actress Anna May Wong, who later became an icon to the gay community, had never married. She had once proclaimed: "I am wedded to my art."

Visionary photographer Honey Lee Cottrell, who succumbed to pancreatic cancer last September 21, was known for pioneering lesbian erotica in the 1980s.

Publishing gay lit in the '80s was like hiding your sexuality in the '50s: it was there but nobody really talked about it. Until Plume came on to the scene.

The Stonewall riots is considered the most important catalyst for the gay liberation-- and the jazz singer Stormé DeLarverie may or may not have set it off.

At the heart of the music that DJ Rebecca and Fiona make is their friendship. It's this, more than anything, that makes the two DJs love what they're doing.

As the best all-female-boot-stompin'-alt-country-rock band in the music scene, Antigone Rising wants to let young girls know that they can rock it, too.

Melissa Ferrick's development as an artist has been long and challenging, but it's all been worth it with the release of her 12th self-titled album.