At the forefront of the first LGBT rights liberation movement before the Nazis and World War 2 came was the Scientific-Humanitarian Committee of Germany.
When it was illegal to be gay in London, rebel dykes made a home and a community for themselves in women-only squats throughout the city in the 1980s.
In 1988, our lesbian compatriots from across the pond were doing their part as they fought Section 28, pushing the level of resistance up a notch.
While lesbians were part of the women's movement, their issues were invisible in the movement-- which gave rise to lesbian activist groups.
Formed in 1992 to concentrate on vital lesbian issues, the Lesbian Avengers grabbed the public's attention with their media-savvy tactics.
One avenue to get to know the history of lesbians is to understand the culture of lesbian bars, especially those in San Francisco.
Let’s take a lesbian quiz to know if we’re really one, based on how doctors in the past knew as collected in Dell Richard's book, Lesbian List. .
Kitty Genovese became famous as a victim, left to die while her neighbors ignored her cries for help in a New York neighborhood. She was also a lesbian.
Before and during World War 2, the Nazi regime went after gays using Paragraph 175 of the German Criminal Code. The persecution continued after the war.
There was a brief but very glorious period in our history when women were accepted to have female romantic friendships with each other.