Common Lives/Lesbian Lives
Common Lives/Lesbian Lives (CL/LL) was a collectively produced lesbian quarterly which published out of Iowa City, Iowa, from 1981-1996. The magazine had a stated commitment to reflect the diversity o...
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Combahee River Collective
The Combahee River Collective was a Black feminist Lesbian organization active in Boston from 1974 to 1980. They are perhaps best known for developing the Combahee River Collective Statement, a key do...
Lavender Menace
The Lavender Menace was an informal group of lesbian radical feminists formed to protest the exclusion of lesbians and lesbian issues from the feminist movement at the Second Congress to Unite Women i...
The Furies Collective
The Furies Collective was a communal lesbian group in Washington, D.C. that was established in the summer of 1971. The group intended to give a voice to lesbian separatism through its newspaper, The F...
The Ladder (magazine)
The Ladder was the first nationally distributed lesbian publication in the United States. It was published monthly from 1956 to 1970, and once every other month in 1971 and 1972. It was the primary pu...
Sinister Wisdom
Sinister Wisdom is a multicultural, lesbian literary and art magazine by and for lesbians. It is the oldest surviving lesbian literary magazine. Sinister Wisdom is published quarterly in Berkeley, Cal...
2010 Itawamba County School District prom controversy
The 2010 Itawamba County School District prom controversy took place in Itawamba County, Mississippi, and began when lesbian student Constance McMillen was refused permission to take her girlfriend to...
2010 Itawamba County School District prom controversy - Wikipedia
Janice Langbehn
Janice K. Langbehn (born September 22, 1968) is a gay American activist and social worker, who became an activist as a result of the events surrounding the death of her partner, Lisa Marie Pond (Octob...
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Roxanne Ellis and Michelle Abdill
Roxanne Ellis (November 4, 1942 – December 4, 1995) and Michelle Abdill (July 8, 1953 – December 4, 1995) were a lesbian couple, murdered in Medford, Oregon by Robert Acremant.
In 1990, after endu...
Vice Versa (magazine)
Vice Versa (1947–1948), subtitled "America's Gayest Magazine", is the earliest known U.S. periodical published especially for lesbians, as well as the earliest extant example of the lesbian and gay p...
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In re Guardianship of Kowalski
In re Guardianship of Kowalski, 478 N.W.2d 790 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991), is a Minnesota Court of Appeals case that established a lesbian's partner as her legal guardian after she became incapacitated fol...
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Lesbian Herstory Archives
The Lesbian Herstory Archives (LHA) is a New York City-based archive, community center, and museum dedicated to preserving lesbian history, located in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The Archives contain the wo...
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Margaret Chung
Margaret Jessie Chung (Chinese: 張瑪珠, (1889-10-02)October 2, 1889 – January 5, 1959(1959-01-05)), born in Santa Barbara, California, was the first known American-born Chinese female physician...
The Woman-Identified Woman
"The Woman-Identified Woman" was a ten-paragraph manifesto, written by the Radicalesbians in 1970. It was first distributed during the "Lavender Menace" protest at the Second Congress to Unite Women, ...
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Conditions (magazine)
Conditions (full title: Conditions: a feminist magazine of writing by women with a particular emphasis on writing by lesbians) was a lesbian feminist literary annual founded in 1976 in Brooklyn, New Y...
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The Feminists
The Feminists, also known as Feminists—A Political Organization to Annihilate Sex Roles, was a radical feminist group active in New York City from 1968 to 1973.
It was founded in 1968 as a split f...
Daughters of Bilitis
The Daughters of Bilitis /bɪˈliːtɨs/, also called the DOB or the Daughters, was the first lesbian civil and political rights organization in the United States. The organization, formed in San Francis...
History of lesbianism in the United States
History of lesbianism in the United States addresses the history of lesbians in the United States. Primary resources for lesbian American history are scant.
Laws against lesbian sexual activity we...
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Home Girls
Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology is a collection of Black lesbian and Black feminist writing, edited by Barbara Smith. The anthology was first published in 1983 by Kitchen Table: Women of Color ...
Velvetpark
Velvetpark: Dyke Culture in Bloom, is a lesbian and feminist arts and culture website that regularly features music, literature, theater, fine arts, film, television, and social activism as it impacts...
Barbara Gittings
Barbara Brooks Gittings (July 31, 1932 – February 18, 2007) was a prominent American activist for gay equality. She organized the New York chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis (DOB) from 1958 to 1...
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Mr. Lady Records
Mr. Lady Records (or Mr. Lady Records and Video) was a San Francisco-based lesbian-feminist independent record label and video art distributor. Artists on the label included Le Tigre and The Butchies....
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Gay Women's Alternative
The Gay Women's Alternative, DC (GWA) (1981–1993) was an incorporated social-educational non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the cultural, intellectual, and social lives of lesbians of the ...
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Boston marriage
"Boston marriage" as a term is said to have been in use in New England in the decades spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries to describe two women living together, independent of financial su...