Esther Eng became famous for the Chinese movies she directed and made for the American and Chinese audiences in the US in the '30s and '40s.
It's great to know that we've got a lesbian couple-- Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger-- playing for the US national team at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.
Not much is known about French writer Renée Dunan, who wrote books and stories about lesbians in 19th century France. This is what we know.
While Frieda Belinfante was a Dutch cellist and a conductor of a professional orchestral ensemble, she was also a spy and fought against the Nazis.
The English poet and writer Charlotte Mew was well-regarded during her time, with fellow writers Virginia Woolf and Thomas Hardy lauding her works.
Jane Castor is one of the few LGBTQ individuals who stepped up and ran for elected local positions. Now she's the first LGBTQ mayor of Tampa, Florida.
Joan Biren helped to document the lives of LGBT individuals for more than thirty years, gathering awards and accolades along the way.
A legend in the lesbian community, Judy Grahn is a long-time activist, a highly-awarded poet, and a scholar whose work is known around the world.
Daphne du Maurier was a successful writer, loving wife and mother to three children. But she also loved women, despite refusing to called a lesbian.
Lori Lightfoot made history last week by becoming the first African-American woman and openly gay person elected as mayor of Chicago.