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.

Sarah Paulson

A seasoned actress on stage, screen and television, Sarah Paulson was a regular on the mid-’90s series American Gothic and Jack & Jill, played cameos in episodes of Deadwood and Nip/Tuck, and co-starred in the meta-show Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, for which she nabbed a Golden Globe nomination. Though she had the misfortune of appearing opposite Mel Gibson in the film What Women Want, Paulson recovered quickly and continued her professional ascent. Paulson is best known for her Broadway and off-Broadway roles, including Laura Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie and her most recent project, Collected Stories with Linda Lavin. -KL

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