Reason #1: Girls. Enough said.
Reason #2: For being refreshingly confident and disarmingly humble, all at once.
Reason #3: Actor, writer, director, producer, she does it all with ease.
Reason #4: For showing us the beauty in a body-positive attitude and setting a powerful example for our daughters and ourselves.
And now, in her signature, unafraid-to-bare-all, generous style…
Reason #5: Using Throwback Thursday (#tbt) to Instagram the advice she got at age 19 from Time Out New York’s sex columnist Jamie Bufalino, on when, where, and how to reveal her virgin status. (Read the question and answer here and here and here.)