Edith Windsor helped paved the way for same-sex marriage when she sued the government for real estate taxes she inherited from her late wife’s properties.
Sofia Kovalevskaya is regarded as the first major Russian female mathematician, breaking gender barriers during her time. She was also a secret lesbian.
Novelist and prolific writer Jeanette Winterson is noted for her ability to infuse her writing with her passion as a lesbian and a feminist.
Despite being a 19th century woman, Anne Lister could be considered a modern lesbian: an adventurer, a landowner-- and a woman who loved women.
If this is the first time you've heard of Abby and the Myth, sit back and let us tell you about our favorite lesbian Buddhist multi-instrumentalist.
TV and movie actress Evan Rachel Wood is speaking out as a bisexual in a time when bisexuals don’t have a voice or a face to represent them.
One avenue to get to know the history of lesbians is to understand the culture of lesbian bars, especially those in San Francisco.
Behind a successful lesbian is another successful lesbian. That's the case for Kate Clinton and long-time partner Urvashi Vaid.
Though Margaret Wise Brown is best known for her children's books, she was also a bisexual who had tempestuous love affairs.
Julie d’Aubigny was a cross-dressing swordswoman, opera singer, and mistress to both men and women rich and powerful.