Susan Sontag strode on the stage of the world so large in life that she left a legacy as a literary icon that helped shape American twentieth-century thought.
While the French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec made Cha-U-Kao, a clown dancer who was an out lesbian, famous as a subject of his paintings, not much is known about her.
As a Jew and a lesbian, Charlotte Wolff managed to survive living in Nazi-ruled Germany and went on to study what it meant to be a woman loving other women.
Love will always find a way. This is the story of Elisabeth de Gramont and Romaine Brooks, who both loved one woman, Natalie Clifford Barney.
Dolly Wilde was the uber-celebrity socialite of the early 20th century, a witty, bon vivant who lived on the legacy of her famous uncle, Oscar Wilde.
From the stage to before the news camera, Jackie Forster made her mark with the public. But it was as a lesbian activist that she created her legacy.
Pioneer. Trailblazer. Activist. These titles are usually reserved for those who effect lasting changes on people’s lives, like Ruth Charlotte Ellis.
Joe Carstairs seemed like a flamboyant dream figure: rich, dashing, a speedboat champion, and adventurer who owned an island. She was also a lesbian.
While other lesbians made a mark in history for being writers and activists, Mercedes de Acosta had a reputation of being a lover of famous women..
The Roman Catholic Church's loss was the LGBT community's gain with lesbian activist Jean O'Leary, who helped create National Coming Out Day.