You have to hand it to the Dutch: they were the first in everything, from selling marijuana in coffee shops to allowing same-sex marriage between couples.
Alla Nazimova was a brilliant 1920s star of stage and film who also gained Hollywood power and influence. But eventually, her star waned and dimmed.
Behind Ms. Eva Le Gallienne's achievements in the world of theatre were a world of sorrows, regrets, mistakes, and demons that always haunt great achievers.
Isadora Duncan revolutionized dance into what we know it today, but she was a great lover of both men and women and grew up amidst hardship and tragedy.
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?
Blues singer Bessie Smith had a tumultuous life despite her magnificent gift, but she couldn't escape being a lesbian despite acting as straight.
Homosexuality was removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder thanks to the effort of activist Barbara Gittings.
The rise to power of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi regime encouraged them to go after the Jewish race while also targeting homosexuals and lesbians.
Tee Corinne had been described as “one of the most visible and accessible lesbian artists in the world” but these words don't give her justice.
English poet and novelist Vita Sackville-West knew how to lead a scandalous life, but without letting it interfere with her quite honorable status.