The Public Universal Friend is just one example of how, even in the binarist West, non-binary people have always existed.
When Rose Cleveland and Evangeline Simpson met in 1890, they fell for each other hard. Their once-hidden letters are collected in a new book.
Eleanor Roosevelt, Frida Kahlo, Naomi “Micky” Jacob, Elsie de Wolfe and Elisabeth Marbury — and their puppers!
The weekend Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court, I visited the Lesbian Herstory Archives and spent the day with coordinators Maxine and Saskia to learn about our past and draw strength in the present.
I want to devour everything that came before us so we can continue to grow better, brighter, louder, closer. These Instagram accounts are a great place to start.
What further revelations lurk in our woefully unexplored queer pupper past? Find out literally right now, as we continue our historical adventures with gal’s best pal!
Infighting, recycling, origins of the opioid epidemic, Pepper Ann, Catholic hospitals yikes, Dana Zzyym, important queer history, and so much more!
“The aim of the project is to make legible memories, histories and moments of queerness that would otherwise disappear.”
If you’ve been waiting your whole life to find people in history that really reflect who you are, today is that day! We’re examining the many ways gay, bisexual, queer and other unquantifiably not-straight women have built lasting, meaningful and downright obsessive relationships with their canine friends over the years.
Blackness and transness interconnect in this radical history of not just black and trans people, but also where beliefs about black and trans people come from.
Do you remember the first non-verbal ~thing~ that made you look at someone and realize they were probably queer? Here’s a quiz about various non-verbal (visual! written! music! etc!) ways we communicate our queerness.
Celebrate LGBT History Month by reading LGBT history books!
By now you’re familiar with early 20th Century writer, photographer, traveler, and all-around superbabe Annemarie Schwarzenbach. Hmm, you may be thinking, do I want her, or do I want to be her? If the latter is at least part of your answer, you’re in luck.
Then, as now, a certain sort of man was fascinated by these so-called petticoat duels, and The Illustrated Police News, Britain’s first tabloid and official worst newspaper, liked to report on them in full. With pictures.
The history and art exhibit opens tonight and runs through June 30 at Plummer Park in West Hollywood. Zines! Avengers! Arrests! Street resistance! And a grassroots organizing panel!
New evidence that the famous “two maidens” of Pompeii may have been male — but does that actually mean, as some have suggested, that they were a gay couple?
This is my favorite era because the variety we hear during this time period is something like never before. Finally, queer black folks get to individually express their identities and aesthetics!
The all-LGBT ghost hunting team of Ohio tells us about their real-life ghost experiences, fighting heteronormativity in the afterlife, and what it’s like to talk to LGBT history with dowsing rods.
Grey hair though, mushrooms, lesbians going every which way, smells and memories, prison protests, RBG apologizes, men can survive without us and should, feminism and makeup, and so much more!
The Dakota Access Pipeline is 150 years in the making, this Walmart restaurant sounds amazing sorry, a nightmare whisperer, a new Milky Way map, all those lesbian bars we lost, ’90s feelings, and so much more!
Falcons, hawks, vultures, buzzards, shikras, kites, caracaras; hell, a lesbian can be any bird of prey.