Not much is known about French writer Renée Dunan, who wrote books and stories about lesbians in 19th century France. This is what we know.
While Frieda Belinfante was a Dutch cellist and a conductor of a professional orchestral ensemble, she was also a spy and fought against the Nazis.
The English poet and writer Charlotte Mew was well-regarded during her time, with fellow writers Virginia Woolf and Thomas Hardy lauding her works.
Daphne du Maurier was a successful writer, loving wife and mother to three children. But she also loved women, despite refusing to called a lesbian.
There's a new LGBT encyclopedia coming out courtesy of academic publisher Gale, which can help us learn something new about the history of our community.
New Jersey has adopted a law requiring public schools to teach LGBTQ history, becoming the second state in the US following California.
The LGBTQ community lost one of its staunchest advocates this year with the death of LGBTQ activist Connie Kurtz due to liver cancer.
The playwright María Irene Fornés was a Cuban-American queer woman with a 40-year career had influenced other writers even as she blazed a trail of her own.
Jinx Beers, founder of The Lesbian News and a community activist for more than 40 years, died on October 4 at the age of 84.
The Welsh artist Gwen John is not as well-known as her other male contemporaries. Fortunately, John is now receiving the recognition due to her work.