This is what you call progress: AskMen.com has ditched its 99 Most DESIRABLE Women and released a list of the 99 Most OUTSTANDING Women.
They say, quote, “This year’s list is not only a reflection of a shift in the media, but also a shift in modern male thinking . . .
“We were looking for women who are doing something new this year, something that demonstrates their versatility and raw talent.” Here’s the Top 20 . . .
- Emma Watson
- Ronda Rousey
- Kim Kardashian
- Taylor Swift
- Lindsey Vonn
- Elizabeth Holmes. She’s the 31-year-old head of a health technology firm called Theranos . . . and the youngest female billionaire in the world.
- Amal Clooney
- Jennifer Lawrence
- Serena Williams
- Plus size model Ashley Graham
- Michelle Obama
- Camille Leblanc-Bazinet. She’s the winner of the 2014 CrossFit Games, and the so-called “Fittest Woman on Earth”.
- Mindy Kaling
- Tracy Chou. She’s a software engineer and a bigwig at Pinterest.
- Laverne Cox. (A transgender? Definitely something you never would have seen on the “Most Desirable” list.)
- Amy Poehler
- “Selma” director Ava Duvernay
- “Divergent” author Veronica Roth
- Nicki Minaj
(Here’s the full list.)