Instagram is full of history, personalities, and individuality. Instagram is a social platform on which many people are sharing their LGBT history, encounters and their positive experiences. Here we have looked at some of the best LGBT accounts on Instagram, those who’s personalities shine out and explore the pride in being part of the LGBT community.
Political Activism Striving Towards Equality.
P.A.S.T.E is a unique and interesting approach to a LGBT Instagram account. They are a collective art movement that are striving towards creating art to promote equality and expression of all! P.A.S.T.E is a good account to see up and coming artists developing individual and unique work, based in London you will see some of the Artists that are making a name for themselves, and trying to change the political climate that we are instrumental to today. Anti-FA and Anti-Capitalist they are an inspiration to create more art for what you believe in, and what you aspire the world to be like.
This Instagram is the hub for queer love and community, accepting those from the LGBTQIA+ community! Their Instagram is a love story to those who need confidence, acceptance or inspiration within the LGBT community, with inspirational quotes, historic information and modern romance, they are really home to the history of the LGBT family.
3. Queer Bible
The Queer Bible on Instagram is all the art, history and figures within the LGBT community that you need to know about. They promote unique art curated by Jack Guinness, that celebrate idols such as Madonna and David Bowie but also show the history of the LGBT community and artist’s work on the future of this community. Whether you want to read about feminism, LGBT relationships before social media or just the affection that couples in the LGBT community have, then visit this Instagram!
4. Where Love Is Illegal
Where Love Is Illegal is a must follow for anyone in the LGBT community, as it shares personal experiences of survival individuals around the world! On this Instagram you will find stories from Transgender, Gay, Queer and Lesbian individuals with their accounts on how their lives have affected by their identity in societies that don’t accept them. It is a must follow as it shows how society still needs to change in certain communities, how acceptance is not worldwide.
5. Black Lesbian Archives
An Instagram to promote the education, knowledge and acceptance of Black Lesbians in mainstream culture. It is seen as a story to preserve the culture and the personal journey that these individuals have battled through. Within this Instagram you will find the history of these iconic women, the strength and the passion that lead them to break out of the cultural binds that didn’t accept them. A must follow for any LGBT orientated person, it is fascinating to see how the history of acceptance has progressed.
Hopefully you have seen some of your favourite LGBT accounts on this list, if not why not try and follow some of these accounts to expand your knowledge of the LGBT community and the history of these individuals that have paved the way for us to live the life we do now! What LGBT accounts do you follow? Tell us in the comments!
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