Homosexuality was removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder thanks to the effort of activist Barbara Gittings.
The United Nations recently released a set of six LGBT commemorative stamps to promote a global campaign for LGBT equality.
The rise to power of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi regime encouraged them to go after the Jewish race while also targeting homosexuals and lesbians.
In celebration of Black History Month, Lesbian News looks at a number of black lesbian women who made a mark in their respective fields.
Tee Corinne had been described as “one of the most visible and accessible lesbian artists in the world” but these words don't give her justice.
Twenty years from now, people will remember The L Word as the TV show that blew the lid off the once-quiet, under-the-radar lesbian community.
When Holly Woodlawn died last December, she ensured her legacy would help others through the Holly Woodlawn Memorial Fund.
English poet and novelist Vita Sackville-West knew how to lead a scandalous life, but without letting it interfere with her quite honorable status.
Though Lorena Hickok is now always mentioned in connection to Eleanor Roosevelt, Hick was considered one of the best journalists of her time.
When feelings of attraction to the same sex was regarded as a mental illness back then, lesbians and gays were subjected to literally shocking treatment..