Classic Episode: Trailblazing Lesbians You Should Know

Audre Lorde was a feminist activist who addressed in her writing issues of racism, sexism and oppression. Robert Alexander/Archive Photos/Getty Images

Guess what? Awesome, history-making lesbians aren't limited to Ellen and Rachel Maddow. This episode covers famous lesbians you might not know about, but should and also asks if it's harder to be openly gay and female in the professional and public spheres.

Topics in this Podcast: history, famous females, sexual orientation, lesbians