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Sappho (/ˈsæfoʊ/; Attic Greek Σαπφώ [sapːʰɔ̌ː], Aeolic Greek Ψάπφω, Psappho [psápːʰɔː]) was a Greek lyric poet, born on the island of Lesbos. The Alexandrians included her in the list of nine lyric poets. She was born sometime between 630 and 612 BCE, and it is said that she died around 570 BCE, but little is...Read More »

Mabel Hampton (Activist / Dancer / Philanthropist)

Mabel Hampton (1902-1989) was an activist who was instrumental in founding the Lesbian Herstory Archives (LHA). Her life story and her donations of time, archival material, and money to the LHA have made Mabel Hampton a Lesbian icon, but she was also an activist for the rights of African Americans, women, and the entire LGBTQ...Read More »

40 Aesop Quotes Which Are Highly Useful For Your Life

Lili Elbe (first identifiable recipients of sex reassignment surgery)

Lili Elbe (28 December 1882 – 13 September 1931) was a transgender woman and one of the first identifiable recipients of sex reassignment surgery. Elbe was born in Denmark as Einar Mogens Wegener and was a successful artist under that name. She also presented as Lili, sometimes spelled Lily, and publicly was introduced as Einar’s...Read More »

Pat Parker (Poet / Activist)

Pat Parker (January 20, 1944 – June 19, 1989 Houston, Texas) was an African-American lesbian feminist poet. Parker grew up working class poor in Third Ward, Houston, Texas, a mostly African-American part of the city. Her mother (born Marie Louise Anderson) was a domestic worker, and her father, Ernest Nathaniel Cooks retreaded tires. When she...Read More »

Paper In Your Pockets

Paper In Your Pockets - Savannah Miller - Twenty8Twelve... No idea what this is, but it looks cool.

Barbara Smith (Writer / Activist)

Barbara Smith (born 1946) is an American lesbian feminist and socialist who has played a significant role in building and sustaining Black Feminism in the United States. Since the early 1970s she has been active as a critic, teacher, lecturer, author, scholar, and publisher of Black feminist thought. She has also taught at numerous colleges...Read More »