The history of gay women is long and storied. From the creation of western civilization, same-sex attraction between women underlies some of the greatest works of art, from Sappho’s poetry to Gertrude Stein’s writing to the revolutionary thought of Audre Lorde. While history has privileged the experiences of gay men over that of gay women, they have existed side-by-side since day one, fighting many of the same struggles, and celebrating many of the same victories. Pride has the newest stories about the culture of gay women, from political struggles to health issues to representation is popular media. Check it out!

The actress hopes to inspire other women to discover this, and muses about becoming a gay icon.

August 19 2015 7:37 PM

But we promise not to use the phrase "lesbian bed death" at any point in this article, and we're not talking about "pink Viagra" as a solution.

August 19 2015 5:22 PM

And really, 5 points won't even begin to cover the level of badass beauty going on here.

August 19 2015 4:33 PM

At 23, Cara says she's quitting modeling, calling the industry 'horrible,' and 'disgusting.'

August 19 2015 3:42 PM