Amelie Mauresmo was the world's top tennis player before she retired. She also came out as a lesbian while at the top of her career-- and never looked back.
This is the story of Felice Schragenheim, a Jew hiding secretly in Berlin during the Second World War, who fell in love with Lilly Wust, a German girl.
Vasu Primlani, like Ellen DeGeneres, is not only a comedian, but also a businesswoman and activist. She also has received a prestigious presidential award.
LGBTQ publications (including LesbianNews) are always thankful for the bravery of Edythe Eyde, who published the first lesbian magazine in the US.
While most of us dream of a job that would pay us to drink, YouTube star and LGBT champion Hannah Hart managed to score that same dream job.
Pauli Murray was a poet, a writer, a feminist, a labor organizer, a civil rights lawyer, and then finally, an Episcopal priest. But she also had a secret.
Visual activist and photographer Zanele Muholi documents the LGBT communities that don't have a voice in their own countries because of the lack of rights.
From the reality TV show The Real World to a nationally-recognized sports athlete and Crossfit coach. bisexual Emily Schromm has come a long way.
Djuna Barnes occupies a prominent place in lesbian history for writing some of the most influential books on lesbianism, but she refused to identify as one.
A feminist and lesbian radical artist, zine publisher, photographer, and filmmaker, K8 Hardy does queer art that crosses borders and asks questions. .