LGBTQ+ history through the ages

Did you know that archeologists have discovered human remains dating to 2900-2500 BC that are thought to belong to a transgender woman? Or that the poet Sappho, who was born somewhere between 630 BC and 612 BC, wrote commonly about same-sex female desire?

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Check out this article to learn about these and other discoveries by scholars exploring LGBTQ+ history.

LGBTQ+ history before Stonewall


Cavanaugh, Rachel. (2022, May 17). LGBTQ+ history before Stonewall. Stacker.

Gender Identity Gender identity icon Our core sense of who we are as a man, a woman, a mixture of both, or neither.

Gender Expression Gender expression icon How we show up in the world through choices like clothing, hair style, mannerisms or tone of voice.

Attraction attraction icon How we feel toward others sexually, romantically and/or emotionally.

Biological Sex Biological sex icon Physical attributes such as reproductive organs and genitalia, chromosomes, genes and hormone levels.

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