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Out100 2019

The Out100 is our magazine's greatest and most well-known tradition: a prestigious compilation of the year's most impactful and influential LGBTQ+ people. This year's list honors the queer and trans people who are changing the game--and those we've lost.

How International Mr Leather Jack Thompson's Reign Is Changing Kink

This Out100 honoree's win was historic and has caused the community to reckon with itself.

These Ballroom Experts Ensure Shows Like 'Pose' Get It Right

Out100 honorees Leiomy Maldonado, Twiggy Pucci Garcon, and Jack Mizrahi Gucci make sure the community is represented the right way in the mainstream.

This Time, Jojo Is Back — Without a Vengeance

After re-recording and re-releasing her old music, her new sound is a reflection of the personal healing she’s had to do along the way.

Chani Nicholas Gives You the Only Astrology Reading You Need for 2020

"This is the year to shift from greedy resource-grabs to innovative solutions for all involved."

The Out100 Contributors of the Year

Here are four faves who enhanced 'Out' for the better this year.

These Trans Americans Took the Fight for Equality to the Supreme Court

Out100 honorees Gavin Grimm, Chase Strangio, and Aimee Stephens discuss being on the front lines of the fight for LGBTQ+ justice.

The Out100 Artists of the Year

They're changing the way queer people are seen—and how we see ourselves.

How Lesbians Who Tech Is Changing the Face of STEM

CEO Leanne Pittsford joins our 2019 list of the most influential LGBTQ+ people of the year.

Out100: The Boardroom Badasses Who Helped Make Major Change in 2019

From more inclusive travel policies to funding for LGBTQ+ leadership, these are the leaders to know.

These Out100 Honorees Are Doing the Work to End the HIV Epidemic

The process requires not only fighting the virus but decriminalizing it and unrooting stigma.

The Queer Future of Youtube Lies in Leaving It

For Out100 honorees Lilly Singh and Carlos Maza, the path to success meant leaving the platform they built their careers on.

Aaron Philip and Teddy Quinlivan are Out100's Models of the Year

The pair represent change in the fashion industry. 

The Queer Beauty Revolution is Here, and These Are Its Leaders

Meet the most beautiful members of the Out100.

The Out100 Fashion Designers of the Year

Stefano Pilati, Prabal Gurung, and Christopher John Rogers reflect on their accomplishments of 2019.

How Papi Juice Became the Most Important Party in New York City

And the Out100 Party of the Year.

Bowen Yang Is Bringing the Queer Agenda to Television

The ‘Saturday Night Live’ star is one of Out100’s entertainers of the year.