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.

Portia DeRossi

Native Australian Portia DeRossi is known for her roles on popular TV shows such as Ally McBeal, Arrested Development, Nip/Tuck and Better Off Ted. This fall, the versatile comedic actress will also become an author. Her new book, Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain, to be published by Atria, will detail her battles with eating disorders. The wife of talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, DeRossi is an outspoken supporter of marriage equality. In a recent interview with The Advocate, she said, “I think it’s up to us to save marriage—up to gay people across the country, seeing as though we’re fighting for it so vehemently.” -CB

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