Of course, experts have previously said they were just good friends.
Anne Bonny and Mary Read left a trail of looted treasure, ex-lovers and devastation across the Caribbean.
They were torn between love and war. They were brave, often recklessly so, and they had the medals to prove it.
The Gay Liberation Front first met at the London School of Economics in October 1970 and started a social ‘big bang’.
‘We are all participants in the most important gay event in history.’
From an ancient coin showing lesbian poet Sappho to a joke fake banknote depicting gay gangster Ronnie Kray.
Meanwhile the historical society is putting its museum online, starting with a new Gilbert Baker exhibition.
His drawings of masculine gay men having ‘happy sex’ changed the way we see ourselves and helped change the world.
‘To Buzz, I’ll always remember the times we spent together. All my love, Your Tommy.’
Learn the real story behind the Mulan movie. And discover the Rabbit God of gay love and the hidden Women Kingdom island.
With its roots in the 1970s Gay Liberation Front, radical drag theatre troupe Bloolips are remembered with an exhibition in London this week
Also known as the Stonewall uprising, this seminal moment in the history of LGBTI rights in the US ignited in the early hours of 28 June 1969
From the ancient Greeks to medieval Buddhism, the penis is a symbol of power and destruction
STONEWALL 50: John O’Brien was among those who defied the police outside New York City’s Stonewall Inn in 1969 – he reflects on the impact of that uprising
Where did the gay bears scene originate and how did it spread so rapidly to every corner of the gay world?
Even when arrested, this group of gay men were still fabulous
You’ll never see so many penises in your life
Celebrate these bisexual people of color who changed the world
EXCLUSIVE: The LA LGBT Center has free resources for teachers to use
1930s pioneer filmmaker Dorothy Arzner was openly gay and launched the career of stars such as Katharine Hepburn and Lucille Ball
Stonewall 50: ‘Ten years ago I was really apathetic about LGBTQ+ history. In fact, I was often actively critical of anyone that was outspokenly gay and proud,’ says Sacha Coward
There is evidence of people identifying as something other than male or female as far back as 400BC
In summer 1973, 32 people perished in an arson attack on a gay bar in New Orleans
What happened when Lancashire man James Wallace found himself face to face with his idol, queer poet Whitman?
Born from violence and given life by its camp speakers, why did these fabulosa lavs die out?
From RuPaul to voguing, Tom of Finland to Janelle Monáe… can LGBTI artists achieve mainstream recognition without compromising their vision?
A son’s emotional recollection of his gay dad’s dismissal from the FBI and later death from AIDS show how times have changed
OPINION: Don’t create fake LGBTI history and present it as fact – our history is already rich and varied enough, says Sacha Coward
Who were Emil and Xaver?
EXCLUSIVE: GSN speaks to Professor Erik Wade about historical queerness