VOTE: SheWired's Out Woman of the Year 2012

2012, being the year of a national election and the Olympics, has been a big year for LGBTs in pop culture, politics and sports. Now SheWired would like to pay homage to the unabashedly out women who’ve moved visibility for queer women forward.
By: SheWired Editors
December 13 2012 2:22 PM

Jessica Clark:

Wouldn’t you know that the people behind True Blood would introduce viewers to Lilith, the gorgeous earth mother of all vampires, by having her appear nude and covered in blood? Jessica Clark, the Indian/Nigerian and out lesbian actress who plays Lilith, embraced the racy role—for years she worked as a model and even appeared on the cover of Vogue India. Married to her longtime partner, Clark first gained notoriety for her roles in well-received queer films, Sara and The Perfect Ending. As brilliant as she is beautiful, Clark is well on her way to major stardom. She recently told The Advocate, “I'm a huge feminist. We've made huge strides but we're still not equal in the workplace in terms of what we're paid and CEO representation.”

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