Frida Kahlo, a Mexican bisexual painter and a socialist: had a tumultous relationship with her husband, a fellow artist and politico Diego Riviera, involving a lot of jealousy, cheating and temporary break-ups. At one point, Diego was involved with Frida's sister. Frida's most notable relationship outside of her relationship with Riviera was with the Communist thinker and anarchist Lev Trotsky, who lived at their house in Mexico after fleeing the Soviet Union.
Virginia Woolf, an English novelist and member of the Bloosmbury group, of whom most were actively poly/nonmogamous and a fair bit bisexual and gay, too. Virginia's sister Vanessa Bell never divorced her husband despite actually living with her life love, the gay painter Duncan Grant, who fathered her youngest child - she, however, was brought up believing she was the biological daughter of Vanessa's husband Clive Bell. Virginia herself had several passionate romantic friendships with notable women of her time, including Vita Sackville-West, whose husband was fully aware and accepting of the situation, preferring men himself.
The creator of Wonderwoman and of the first ever lie detector, William Moulton Marston, lived openly with his wife Elizabeth Holloway Marston and Olivia Byrne, whose two children the couple took in and raised as their own. Olivia was the stay-at-home mum for all the four children, whereas Elizabeth supported the entire family, being one of the first career women of her time.
Me: bi female in my twenties
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