List of famous lesbians and bisexual women along with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, and life history.

What do television host Ellen DeGeneres, actress Ruby Rose, and former World No. 1 tennis champion Martina Navratilova have in common in addition to being super successful women in a predominantly man’s world? All of them are lesbians and totally proud of their sexuality! In a world where members of the LGBTQ community are constantly harassed and ridiculed for their sexuality, it is not an easy task to carve a niche for oneself and build a successful life. It is even more difficult for women given the sexist attitudes prevalent in our society. Yet there are women who not only broke through the glass ceilings in male-dominant fields but also overcame the challenges of belonging to the sexual minority. With rising awareness about LGBTQ rights, life is getting relatively easier for lesbians yet we can’t ignore the struggles they go through! In the modern era, several LGBTQ rights activists have emerged on YouTube to spread awareness and offer support to the audience members belonging to such groups. Read on for more information about famous lesbians.
Ruby RoseRuby Rose
(Model)

20 March 1986

Australian

Billie Jean KingBillie Jean King
(Former Women's Tennis Champion)

22 November 1943

American

Ellen DeGeneresEllen DeGeneres
(Comedian)

26 January 1956

American

Bella ThorneBella Thorne
(Actress, singer)

08 October 1997

American

Evan Rachel WoodEvan Rachel Wood
(Actress)

07 September 1987

American

Cynthia NixonCynthia Nixon
(Actress)

09 April 1966

American

Ellen PageEllen Page
(Actress)

21 February 1987

Canadian

Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos

29 February 1956

American

Anna Nicole SmithAnna Nicole Smith
(Actress, Model)

28 November 1967

American

Rachel MaddowRachel Maddow
(American television host)

01 April 1973

American

Anna PaquinAnna Paquin

24 July 1982

Canadian,New Zealander

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
(Television host)

09 October 1952

British

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
(Novelist)

25 January 1882

British

Raven-SymonéRaven-Symoné
(Actress)

10 December 1985

American

Lily TomlinLily Tomlin
(Comedienne & Actress)

01 September 1939

American

Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
(Former Tennis Champion)

18 October 1956

American

Gia CarangiGia Carangi
(Model)

29 January 1960

American

Alexandra HedisonAlexandra Hedison
(Photographer, Actress, Director)

10 July 1969

American

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
(American novelist)

03 February 1874

American

Wanda SykesWanda Sykes
(Actress)

07 March 1964

American

Gigi GorgeousGigi Gorgeous
(YouTuber, Model)

20 April 1992

Canadian

Meredith BaxterMeredith Baxter
(Actress)

21 June 1947

American

Sally RideSally Ride
(Physicist, Astronaut)

26 May 1951

American

Alice WalkerAlice Walker
(Author)

09 February 1944

American

Camille PagliaCamille Paglia
(Cultural critic)

02 April 1947

American

Susan SontagSusan Sontag

16 January 1933

American

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
(Singer)

15 April 1894

American

Audre LordeAudre Lorde
(Writer)

18 February 1934

American

Janis IanJanis Ian
(Singer, Songwriter, Musician & Author)

07 April 1951

American

Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy

23 December 1955

British

Suze OrmanSuze Orman
(Author, Television Personality, Motivational Speaker)

05 June 1951

American

Stephanie AllynneStephanie Allynne
(Actress)

1986 AD

American

Penny WongPenny Wong
(Australian Senator)

05 November 1968

Australian

Susan MikulaSusan Mikula
(Photographer, Rachel Maddow’s Partner)

1958 AD

American

Ingrid NilsenIngrid Nilsen
(YouTuber, Beauty Guru & Makeup Artist)

02 February 1989

American

Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
(American poet)

16 May 1929

American

Gabriela MistralGabriela Mistral
(Chilean poet)

07 April 1889

Chilean

Charice PempengcoCharice Pempengco
(Singer)

10 May 1992

Filipino

Shannon BeveridgeShannon Beveridge
(YouTube Star)

19 March 1992

American

Berenice AbbottBerenice Abbott
(American photographer)

17 July 1898

American

Laura LuxLaura Lux
(Instagram Star, DJ)

23 August 1988

Australian

Camden ScottCamden Scott
(YouTuber)

11 March 1991

American

Anais NinAnais Nin
(Essayist)

21 February 1903

American

K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
(Singer, Songwriter)

02 November 1961

Canadian

MeechMeech
(Vlogger)

06 April 1996

American

Stevie BoebiStevie Boebi
(Vlogger)

13 July 1988

American

Kaelyn PetrasKaelyn Petras
(YouTuber)

25 March 1988

American

Linda PerryLinda Perry
(Singer, Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Record producer, Guitarist)

15 April 1965

American

Dusty SpringfieldDusty Springfield
(Singer, Artist, Cleric)

16 April 1939

British

Tasya van ReeTasya van Ree
(Photographer)

30 April 1976

American

Rosemary WestRosemary West
(Serial killer)

29 November 1953

British

Kathleen WynneKathleen Wynne
(Politician)

21 May 1953

Canadian

Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig
(Comedian, Author, Radio personality, Writer)

03 May 1958

British

Jessica OrigliassoJessica Origliasso
(Singer, Actor, Songwriter)

25 December 1984

Australian

Amanda PalmerAmanda Palmer
(Singer, Street artist, Composer, Pianist, Musician, Playwright, Blogger, Songwriter)

30 April 1976

American

Anita PallenbergAnita Pallenberg
(Actor, Model)

06 April 1944

German,Italian

Caitlin StaseyCaitlin Stasey
(Actor, Singer)

01 May 1990

Australian

Hillary ScottHillary Scott
(singer-songwriter, songwriter, singer)

01 April 1986

American

Jenny ShimizuJenny Shimizu
(Actor, Model)

16 June 1967

American

Kate SchellenbachKate Schellenbach
(Drummer)

05 January 1966

American

Val McDermidVal McDermid
(Writer, Novelist, Journalist)

04 June 1955

British

Judee SillJudee Sill
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Pianist)

07 October 1944

American

Bif NakedBif Naked
(singer, actor)

17 June 1971

Canadian

Ethel WatersEthel Waters
(Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Stage actor)

31 October 1896

American

Mary OliverMary Oliver
(Poet, Writer)

10 September 1935

American

Alla NazimovaAlla Nazimova
(Film producer, Screenwriter, Writer, Stage actor, Film actor)

03 June 1879

American

Nicola AdamsNicola Adams
(Boxer)

26 October 1982

British

Otep ShamayaOtep Shamaya
(Singer, Poet, Singer-songwriter)

07 November 1969

American

Diana NyadDiana Nyad
(Journalist, Squash player, Motivational speaker)

22 August 1949

American

Ma RaineyMa Rainey
(Street artist, Musician)

26 April 1886

American

Chantal AkermanChantal Akerman
(Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer, University teacher, Visual artist)

06 June 1950

Belgian

Paula PellPaula Pell

American

Carmen McRaeCarmen McRae
(Pianist, Actor, Jazz musician, Singer)

08 April 1920

American

Aiza SeguerraAiza Seguerra
(Singer, Actor)

17 September 1983

Filipino

Françoise SaganFrançoise Sagan
(Writer, Playwright, Novelist, Screenwriter, Biographer)

21 June 1935

French

Lisa RaymondLisa Raymond
(Tennis player)

10 August 1973

American

Irshad ManjiIrshad Manji
(journalist)

1968 AD

Canadian

Anika MoaAnika Moa
(Singer)

21 May 1980

New Zealander

Gayle RubinGayle Rubin
(Anthropologist, university teacher, essayist, LGBT rights activist)

1949 AD

American

Clare TealClare Teal
(Jazz musician, Singer)

14 May 1973

British

Sarah OutenSarah Outen
(Ocean rower)

26 May 1985

British