100 Women We Love Class of 2010

As the first decade of the new millennium comes to an end, we take a moment to celebrate 100 out lesbians who have made the past year one of inspiring change and amazing progress.

Lisa Thrasher

The President of Film Production and Distribution for POWER UP (Professional Organization of Women in Entertainment Reaching Up), Lisa Thrasher is a film producer, lawyer, professor and photographer. She produced the multi award-winning film Itty Bitty Titty Committee, POWER UP’s first feature, and more recently produced its latest film, GIRLTRASH: All Night Long, a rock musical-comedy involving a battle of the bands and lots of dyke drama. Thrasher says, “As a film producer, I hope to make films that impact and energize women to challenge themselves to effectuate global change.” As a guest professor, Thrasher teaches “film production, producing and the legal aspects of film production” for a variety of universities around the globe, as well as for POWER UP. As if that’s not enough, this multi-talented artist’s photography has been shown at galleries in New York and France and she was the first recipient of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts fellowship for her photography. -CB