The Lesbian Avengers were an activist organization more active in the early 1990s. Beginning in New York with six founders, they expanded to 20,000 members across the globe in just three years.
The Avengers leave a legacy behind of activist work that continues to influence the work of others. The Dyke March, created by the Avengers in 1993, and continues today every year in New York City during Pride Month. You can learn more about the Lesbian Avengers by visiting their website here.