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Famous Gay People

Maybe you already knew Alexander the Great was gay, but did you know Abraham Lincoln wrote poetry and private letters about homosexual relationships? Or that the 17th-century Swedish monarch Queen Christina refused to marry even though it meant abdicating her throne? From Michelangelo to Ellen DeGeneres, we celebrate the lives and achievements of the most notable LGBT figures throughout history and the modern era. Out is the leading source covering the most famous gay people who are shaping the spheres of politics, entertainment, and culture in the world today.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Dishes on 'Modern Family's Legacy & His New Podcast

The acclaimed actor is getting the inside scoop with some famous friends over dinner.

Trixie Mattel Talks 'Queen of the Universe' & Why She's Santa Claus for Pride Month

The mogul is busier than ever and reflecting on her move to the judges panel in a new interview with Out.

Adam Rippon Reacts to His Viral Britney Spears Meme & Teases 'Stars on Mars'

The Olympian has hit a new career peak by being known as THAT homosexual.

Christian Chávez Talks RBD Reunion & Finally Accepting His Sexuality

The singer is spilling on the pop group's comeback and his newfound confidence with Out.

Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent Thank the Fans For All the Love on HGTV

The hubbies are spreading even more love and kindness in their second season.

The Power 50 List: 2018

How do LGBTQ people wield power in 2018? From a trans delegate and a lesbian pop star to a fearless showrunner and a high school hero, we’re proving our methods are more expansive than ever.

The Power of Storytelling with Academy Award-Winning Writer & Power 50 Honoree Dustin Lance Black (Watch)

“I still think that the most powerful tool we have is story. You have to start with a story that changes a heart.”

Watch: The Power of Authenticity with News Anchor & Power 50 Honoree Don Lemon

“The first step to being happy is to be honest and embrace who you are in its totality.”

A Night Out with the Power 50

An evening to remember. 

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Power 50

What it takes: A sneak peek at the 2017 Power 50.

Watch: The Power of Truth with OUT Editor-in-Chief Aaron Hicklin

"Embrace who you are in its totality."

Everything You Need to Know About the Power 50

Find out what makes these LGBTQ magnates so uniquely influential.

Power 50 2017

Our annual ranking of the most influential LGBTQ people in America, and the might they wield in politics, business, and culture.

55 Power Couples You Should Know

Sure, Neil Patrick Harris, Ellen, and Portia are ruling TV, but there are plenty other influential couples shaping all areas of our lives.

The 10th Annual Power List

Our annual ranking of the most influential LGBT people in America, and the might they wield in business, politics, and culture.

Power 50: Tim Cook

CEO, Apple, 55

Power 50: Ellen DeGeneres

Talk Show Host/Producer/Spokesperson, 58

Power 50: Anderson Cooper

News Anchor, 48

Power 50: Rachel Maddow

News Anchor/Political Commentator, 43

Power 50: Ryan Murphy

Writer/Director/Producer, 50