A magazine editor has collated a striking gallery of images of lesbians from the last 150 years.
Scroll down for a gallery. Contains some nudity
She said: "I wanted to see an evolution of our community, how we’d grown and changed over the years – and not just in a montage of famous out actresses and models, but pictures of actual people, pictures of women who were active in the community – regular human beings, writers and social activists."
While Bernard concedes there is no way of verifying the sexual orientation of every woman pictured, admitting some "may just be cross-dressers or super-close friends," we think it's a great collection of snaps.
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