By Unity Blott For Mailonline. Captured at a time when homosexuality was considered taboo, these remarkable images defiant women who flouted convention in the nineteenth and twentieth century. Kissing, embracing and reclining in intimate positions, the incredible black-and-white photographs provide a rare glimpse into women who dared to display physical love in the s and early s. The images capture Victorian and early-twentieth century females in intimate poses and showing a daring level of openness with one another for the era they were living in. Although some of the fascinating women pictured are understood to be lesbian couples, in some cases there is little information about their sexual orientation - nonetheless it is quite extraordinary that these images survive as many old photos of same-sex couples are believed to have been destroyed by family members.
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TWO secret lesbian schoolgirl lovers filmed their final minutes together moments before they were mowed down and killed by a speeding train. Nadya and Masha died as they kissed in front of a speeding train in an apparent lesbian double suicide. A PAIR of year-old schoolgirls died as they kissed in front of a speeding train in an apparent lesbian double suicide, say police in southern Russia. The girls — identified only as Nadia and Masha in local media — filmed themselves walking to the tracks in Bryukhovetskaya just minutes before they died. Nadia is seen with a cigarette in her hand, and Masha is carrying a litre bottle of what looks like mineral water. Gruesome police photos released to local media shows the bloodstained train tracks and a body that has been hurled down the embankment. Police at the scene of the tragedy in Russia.
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Steph Grant Photography. Amanda came out at 21 after drinking a bottle of wine at her college graduation. She told her friends she was a lesbian and apparently none of them were shocked. Later on, her dad very sweetly said he would love her even if she loved donkeys.
Together, they created a stunning photo shoot that transcended borders and brought together divided nations. The photos show Anjali and Sundas in exquisite traditional gowns in Bryant Park in Midtown Manhattan, and under an umbrella on a rainy day in Chelsea. We spoke to Anjali and Sundas about the shoot going viral and the positive reaction that it has elicited. With great virality also comes great trolling and for these two, that has meant homophobic abuse.