lucy schwob

Famous Lesbians:

Claude Cahun (AKA Lucy Renee Mathilde Schwob) - 1894-1954

  • a French artist, photographer and writer who frequently played with gender roles and stereotypes
  • met her partner Suzanne Malherbe in the 1920s, and was with her until she passed away in 1954
  • in 1937 with the German occupation of France she and Suzanne became active as resistance workers and propagandists. They worked extensively to create anti-German fliers which they would sneakily slip into the pockets of Germans at military events where they posed as Germans omg
  • she and Suzanne are buried together
  • thanks to my anon:
    • Claude cahun for the lesbian tag? She was a jewish surrealist artist/photographer , her work is really interesting