There were great queer partnerships that changed the world, and there were great romances like the one between bisexuals Frida Kahlo and Josephine Baker.
We all have our own lesbian love story to tell. But some left a mark on our world, from the Daughters of Bilitis to the Guardianship of Kowalski.
For World AIDS Day, we remember Mina Meyer, a lesbian activist who tackled not only issues involving LGBT rights but also the treatment of AIDS patients.
In a time when activism is needed once more to protect LGBT rights, we remember Sidney Abbott, the lesbian activist and feminist writer who fought for us.
For Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance, we remember Christine Jorgensen, who broke down barriers and was proud of it.
If there was great love story among the Lost Generation writers, we believe it was the long relationship between Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas.
Though Fannie Benjamin Johnston and Mattie Edwards Hewitt made their mark in photography, all that was left of their relationship were their love letters.
While other women were supposed to marry well and become quiet housewives and mothers, the Ladies of Llangollen decided they wanted to live their own lives.
Two of the more famous pirates were women-- Anne Bonny and Mary Read-- and both of them were actually more ruthless than their male counterparts.
The pathologist Louise Pearce helped develop a treatment for the African sleeping sickness that cured 80 percent of the cases during an epidemic in Africa.