It's Black History Month!
It has been for over 48 hours, you know. And all these articles keep popping up highlighting the accomplishments of black people who identify as straight, gay, and everything else - but most of the time, those lists include a hella lot of dudes.
In order to make your experiences reading articles like that a little better, I've compiled a bunch of famous queer black ladies from all over the internet to give you a history lesson, a poetry lesson, and a lot of photos of famous queer black ladies.
Read the list of Carmen's five favorite LGBTQ black women, HERE.