Photographer Berenice Abbott is known for capturing the ever-changing face of New York City with her camera at a time when it was undergoing rapid change.
At the forefront of the first LGBT rights liberation movement before the Nazis and World War 2 came was the Scientific-Humanitarian Committee of Germany.
Valerie Solanas was one of the more colorful examples of lesbian history, being a radical feminist who later shot the artist Andy Warhol.
When it was illegal to be gay in London, rebel dykes made a home and a community for themselves in women-only squats throughout the city in the 1980s.
Activist Angeline Jackson decided to reclaim her life and organize for queer women in Jamaica after she had been sexually assaulted for being a lesbian.
The poet Elizabeth Bishop was a perfectionist with regard to her poems, but secretive with her love for other women-- though she loved well, indeed.
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.