Jessica Clark just recently launched her AfterEllen.com video blog Lesbian Love with girlfriend Lacey Stone, but she’s also keeping busy with what she does best: Modeling. The gorgeous mixed-race (lesbian!) model is featured in this month’s Allure magazine, specifically in a feature about how the face of modeling is changing to be more inclusive of women of color.
Lacey wrote about the feature on the girls’ joint blog, SweatCity, and transcribed Jessica’s comments from the magazine:
Since the focus of the article was on models who are bringing some color into the modeling industry, they didn’t feel the need to make mention of Jessica’s sexuality. However, Jessica tells me that they were aware of her being a lesbian, and found it very cool.
“They all knew I was gay,” Jessica wrote to me in an e-mail. “The photographer Marilyn Minter is a phenomenally talented artist who paints from her photographs and she loved that I was a lesbian because of the whole additional dimension it gave things — how different the faces of the future were, etc.”
Indeed. As for Lacey, she’s incredibly proud, of course, writing:
Check out the new issue of Allure, on stands now.
What do you think of their including Jessica and other women of color in a feature about the changing face of modeling?