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.
Who hasn't been fascinated with mythology from all over the world? What's more, who here hasn't looked up possible myths about lesbian goddesses?
The story of the San Antonio Four was reminiscent of the Salem witch hunts that targeted the "Other." The documentary 'Southwest by Salem' is their story.
Used by gay men in Britain from the 1900s to the 1970s, the Polari language gave them a way to find one another without having to reveal themselves.
In the wake of the Second World War, lesbian life in the 1950s became more structured. It also gave the lesbian community a chance to reinvent themselves.
LGBT student organizations took part in the protests of the 1970s, like the Student Homophile Leagues of Columbia and Cornell universities.
In the wake of the Orlando shooting, we list 5 previously recorded LGBT attacks against our community as a reminder that we should always be vigilant.
Library resource provider Gale has placed the largest digital archive on LGBT history and culture, the Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity, online.
The Pride movement has collected a number of LGBT symbols throughout the years. Do you know what they mean and when they were first used?