Check out these famous Lesbians:
Jane Addams the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931. She was the nation’s most distinguished women influencing people through her writing, her social work, and efforts toward international peace.
Actress, film director and producer Drew Barrymore relationships with men have been public, but her bisexuality was kept hidden for some time. In 1995, she and partner Nancy Juvonen formed the production company Flower Films, with its first production the 1999 Barrymore film Never Been Kissed. Flower Films has gone on to produce the Barrymore vehicle films Charlie’s Angels, 50 First Dates, and Music and Lyrics, as well as the cult film Donnie Darko.
Actress and producer Meredith Baxter who played the mom on Family Ties from 1982-1989 went on a cruise with her partner Nancy Locke. In 1994, she won a Daytime Emmy Award for her role as a lesbian mother raising a young son, inOther Mothers (1993), a CBS Schoolbreak Special. For her work on the television film My Breast(1994), she received a special award for public awareness from the National Breast Cancer Coalition.
Michelle Bonilla actress, played paramedic Harms on ER for more then ten years. Michelle had a role in Star Trek: Enterprise and played Latina teacher Teresa Morales on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, among dozens of other roles.Michelle is an out and proud Mexican Lesbian actor.
Margarethe Cammermeyer, the highest ranking military official to come out while in the service. Her military case became public and was followed by the autobiography Serving in Silence in 1994. Glenn Close not only starred in the role, but also help produce it along with Barbra Streisand.
Tee Corinne a writer, poet, designer, historian, was most known for creating beautiful erotic images of real lesbian lovers.
Stand up comedian, actress and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. Is there a more famous lesbian than Ellen DeGeneres?
Ellen’s once girlfriend Anne Heche thought married to a man now, was considered a lesbian.
Actress and open lesbian Portia de Rossi Ellen’s partner. Portia played on Ally McBeal and the Emmy winning series Arrested Development.
Melissa Etheridge has been out and proud since 1993.
Nelly Furtado came out as bisexual and said she’d like to have her own gay pride float.
Sara Gilbert played tomboy Darlene on Rosanne from 1988-1997.
Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965) is an American playwright, best known for “A Raisin in the Sun”
Actress Linsay Lohan.
Musician Janis Ian who in 1966 at age 15, released her first album.
Amy Ray and Emily Saliers make up the folk rock duo The Indigo Girls.
Angelina Jolie not only plays lesbian and bisexual roles, she is open about the fact that she is bisexual and has had relationships with both men and women.
LPGA golfer Rosie Jones.
Mexican painter Frida Kahlo had affairs with both men and women, including her husband’s mistresses.
Lesbian tennis player Billie Jean King is best known for defeating Bobbie Riggs in the “Battle of the Sexes” in 1973.
Musician and Grammy winner KD Lang.
Kristanna Loken, star of Terninator 3, Bloodrayne and The L Word came out in 2006.
Actress Jane Lynch is one of the stars of Glee.
Amelie Mauresmo retired from tennis in 2009, but the out lesbian tennis player was at the top of the world at one point.
Kate Moennig won the hearts of many lesbians for her role as Shane on The L Word.
Sherri Murrell is the head coach of Portland State University.
Martina Navratilova is one of the greatest tennis players that ever lived. She came out in 1980 when very few public figures were open about their sexuality.
Rosie O’Donnell was one of the first lesbian celebrities to come out.
Sara Gilbert who played Rosanne’sdaughter on her show is openly gay.
Jane Lynch from GLEE.
Suze Orman is a certified financial planner whose no-nonsense advice and empowering message, especially to women, has earned a widespread respect, many fans and numerous awards and recognition.
Actress Michelle Rodriquez has not officially come out as lesbian or bisexual, but many people have speculated about her sexual orientation.
The First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt wife to Franklin D. Roosevelt, was known as “First Lady to the World” for her activism. She also had a long-standing relationship with another woman.
Daniela Sea is a lesbian actress who played Max on The L Word.
American basketball player Sheryl Swoops, three-time MVP of the WNBA and an Olympic Gold medalist.
Jackie Warner personal trainer and star of Bravo’s hit reality show Work Out.
American actress and comedian Lily Tomlin best known for her character sketches on the 1970s TV show Laugh In and numerous movies including 9 to 5 with Dolly Parton in 1980, The Incredible Shrinking Woman in 1981 and I Heart Huckabees in 2004.
Actress Michelle Rodgrigues, Fast and the Furious, Battle LA.
We at “A Les Forum” are certain there are many others. Feel free to add any we may have missed.
Sandra Bernhardt once a character on the Rosanne show, is openly gay and is active in Gay Rights.