By Trish Bendix, S.E. Jackson, Kat Long, Shannon Leigh O’Neil, Gena Hymowech
Every June, GO compiles a select list of talented tastemakers, influencers and all-around inspirational women who are making their mark on the LGBT community and on the world at large. Judy Gold is one of the hardest-working women in show business, and one of the most recognizable out comics on the planet. Most people know her from her stand-up specials (on HBO, Comedy Central and LOGO) or her off-Broadway shows (“The Judy Show – My Life as a Sitcom,” “25 Questions for a Jewish Mother”).