Sarah Hegazi, a lesbian activist imprisoned in Egypt for bearing a rainbow flag at a concert, took her own life during her exile in Canada.
The world lost another pillar in the lesbian community with the passing of Dr. Lu Elrod, age 84, last April 12 at her home in Monrovia, California.
LGBTQ activist Phyllis Lyon, who co-founded the Daughters of Bilitis, has died at the age of 95 from natural causes at her San Francisco home.
Esther Eng became famous for the Chinese movies she directed and made for the American and Chinese audiences in the US in the '30s and '40s.
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.