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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."

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

Though Lorena Hickok is now always mentioned in connection to Eleanor Roosevelt, Hick was considered one of the best journalists of her time.

Suffering from brain cancer, Jeanne Cordova, a lesbian pioneer and force of nature for LGBT civil rights, has died at the age of 67.

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.

Comedian Bridget McManus' web TV series Maybelle is drawing interest, about a gay woman in the South trying to win her high school love back.

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.

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."