Women athletes who came out before very recently risked everything to do so: their endorsements, their fans, their spots on their teams, their livelihoods, and sometimes even their own lives. Here are 22 lesbian, bisexual and trans women athletes who changed their games and changed the game for LGBTQ people by choosing to live openly.
Margaret Court insists that “tennis is full of lesbians.” Is she right?
On our recent survey of Autostraddle readers over 29 we asked “who was the first lesbian or bisexual celebrity/public figure you remember being aware of?” These are the scientific results of that particular investigation.
These female celebrity couples have a ten or more year age gap between them and they are happy as clams!
Michael Sam, one of college football’s best defensive players and a strong NFL hopeful, came out as gay in a historic move.
Hey remember that time that Alice Walker and Tracy Chapman were a thing? Eh?
105 more humans for you to have awkward crushes on.
Lesbians have always mastered the blazer, but this also means that we were especially vulnerable to the late ’80s-’90s terrible/AWESOME Blazer Situation. You know the situation I’m talking about.