Famous Lesbians in History: Ultimate List [2024 UPDATED]

Throughout history, there have been a number of notable queer women who have made their mark on the world. From Queen Christina of Sweden to Anne Lister, these brave individuals were not afraid to express themselves and live openly as lesbians, even when it was illegal or not talked about. Queen Christina of Sweden (1626–1689) … Read more

Sarah ‘Fanny’ Durack: Australia Didn’t Want To Send Her to the Olympics. So She Raised Her Own Funds and Won the Gold Medal

Fanny Durack: Who Was She? Fanny Durack was an Australian swimmer and the first female to win an Olympic gold medal for Australia. She won the 100 meters freestyle event at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, setting a new world record in the process. In addition to her Olympic success, Durack won two silver medals in … Read more

Lucy Schell: The Race Car Driver That Beat Hitler

Lucy O'Reilly Schell

In the 1930s, the Germany had complete domination of one of the most popular sports at the time: race car driving. German drivers, in state-of-the art Mercedes cars, armed with money from the Nazi regime, starred in Grand Prix competitions. Until one woman had had enough, and decided to compete against the German hegemony. Lucy … Read more

Candace Parker: The Must-Know Story of the WNBA’s Game-Changer

Candace Parker with yellow jersey

Candance Parker: Who Is She? Candace Parker is the first female basketball player to dunk during an NCAA tournament, and is considered one of the greatest players ever. She is also the first WNBA player with 6,000 points, 3,000 rebounds, 1,500 assists as well as the first women to be featured on the cover of … Read more