The forever LGBTQ+ ally Martha Stewart has become Sports Illustrated’s oldest cover model ever. It is no secret that gay men love Martha Stewart. And why not? Her deep-rooted connection to the LGBTQ+ community goes beyond special appearances on “Ugly Betty” and “Ellen.” Martha Stewart Weddings magazine famously introduced same-sex couples into its pages in 2009, with Jeremy Hooper and Andrew Shulman sharing their vows. Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party,” featured guests ranging from LGBTQ+ icons like Patti LaBelle and Kathy Griffin to gay TV personalities like Ross Mathews and Laverne Cox. It is certainly refreshing to see her posing for the magazine’s annual swimsuit edition at 81. And this week Martha Stewart was the #1 mention on social media in the English speaking world.