Out100: Readers' Choice Award 2013

These Out100 honorees have been selected for their work and impact around a social cause. Now it's time for you to ...

Readers' Choice Award Nomination: Kate Bornstein

Whether you're a 'freak' or teen, the trans pioneer wants you to stay alive

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Readers' Choice Award Nomination: Mary Lambert

The singer-songwriter collaborated on one of the biggest pop hits,

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Readers' Choice Award Nomination: George Takei

The actor is using his celebrity to advocate for LGBT and human rights issues

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Readers' Choice Award Nomination: Thom Browne

The menswear designer received national attention when he dressed Michelle Obama for the president's inauguration …

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Readers' Choice Award Nomination: Roberta Kaplan

The lawyer who tried the case that took down DOMA still says it's all about Edie Windsor's incredible life story

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Readers' Choice Award Nomination: Steve Grand

His sudden success as an openly gay country singer is inspiring a new generation of singers and songwriters

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Readers' Choice Award Nomination: Nate Silver

The statistician and best-selling author is reshaping what it means to be a gay geek—and influencing culture every step …

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Out100 Readers' Choice Award Nomination: Billy Porter

The Tony-winning actor also uses his talent to help at-risk LGBT youth

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Readers' Choice Award Nomination: Dustin Lance Black

The writer and activist's efforts helped with the efforts to overturn Prop. 8 in California

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Readers' Choice Award Nomination: Laverne Cox

The actress and advocate is changing perceptions of what it means to be trans

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