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.
MMA fighter Amanda Nunes is known as the first openly lesbian UFC champion, and she's not ashamed to let the world to know it.
For Good Morning America TV show host Robin Roberts, 2013 was a milestone period as she finally came out after an illness.
Before the likes of Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, and Claudia Schiffer made supermodels a big thing, there was Gia Carangi.
Financial guru Suze Orman is known for her TV shows and books. She also believes in being open about being a lesbian.
Lorraine Hansberry became famous for her play, 'A Raisin in the Sun.' However, what a lot didn't know was that she was also a lesbian.
The garage band Partner comes from a long line of lesbian singing duos who've made a cultural impact on the LGBT community. They also really rock.