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Time's 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014 List Includes Queer Kids

Time's 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014 List Includes Queer Kids


Troye Sivan & Jazz Jennings represent the LGBT community on the mag's roster.

Pictured: Troye Sivan

Time magazine released its list of the 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014. Among such notables as Sasha and Malia Obama, Jaden Smith, this year's Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai, and Lorde, the queer community is represented by Jazz Jennings, an Out100 2013 honoree, and Troye Sivan, an honoree from this year's list and Readers' Choice nominee.

Jennings, 14, and Sivan, 19, have made great accomplishments despite their young ages. Jennings has become and outspoken advocate for trans issues and co-wrote children's book, I Am Jazz, which is based off her own life story. She's also made The Advocate's 40 Under 40 list.

Sivan, who began his public life as YouTube personality, broke out when he nabbed a role in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. He's got 2.8 million subscribers and recently released his first EP, TRXYE. He's up for this year's OUT100 Reader's Choice award.

Check out the complete TIME list here. And vote the most influential teen here.

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