A groundbreaking actress and a vintage vixen, she went on to win three Best Actress Oscars and star in classic films like The Philadelphia Story 1940 and The African Queen 1951.
The Philadelphia Story re-paired Hepburn with gay director George Cukor and bisexual movie star Cary Grant.
And a fact that I had no bathing suit.
Does it get any gayer than this? She went on to study history and philosophy at Bryn Mawr College, and after appearing in school stage productions, Katharine decided to pursue an acting career.
From her intimate friendships women to her physicality and forthrightness—even her film choices and wardrobe—Kate was a queer icon before the term was even coined.
When I saw the photos, I was thrilled: I was more beautiful without my clothes than with them.