Power 50

Out is the leading source of the most famous gay people who are shaping the spheres of politics, entertainment, and culture in the world today. Read Out’s rankings of the Power 50, which constitute the most influential voices in LGBT America. The most famous gay men and women are profiled by Out, which also ranks couples by gay power. Discover famous gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender power players that are using their influence to enact positive change in the United States and beyond.

Talk Show Host/Producer/Spokesperson, 57

April 15 2015 8:01 AM

CEO, Apple, 54

April 15 2015 8:00 AM

These notables are on the Power List radar

April 15 2015 7:59 AM

These notables are on the Power List radar

April 15 2014 5:43 PM

Tim Cook, Rachel Maddow, and Tammy Baldwin are in the top 5; newcomers Michael Sam and Robin Roberts crack the top 10; Jennifer Pritzker becomes the first transgender person on the list.

April 15 2014 2:09 PM

With more out gay athletes playing in pro sports, it will still take a man with a helmet to tackle America and change it forever.

April 15 2014 11:36 AM

Trans women are being heard—and seen.

April 15 2014 11:30 AM

How online social networks have changed the playing field in ways we still don’t quite understand.

April 15 2014 11:20 AM

Who has it? How do they wield it? Whom does it affect? Our ranking of the most influential LGBT voices in American culture.

April 15 2014 9:00 AM