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Power 50

Read Out's annual Power 50 ranking--the most influential voices in LGBTQ America. Discover LGBTQ+ power players who are using their influence to make positive change in the United States and beyond.

Driving Out’s Road Ahead

Editor-In-Chief Phillip Picardi shares his vision to tell stories that inspire, challenge, and of course, represent us.

Watch: Power 50: The Road Ahead Featuring Culinary Powerhouse Kristen Kish

“It’s amazing what happens when you lead a life openly, and honestly, and authentically.”

The Road Ahead: Meet the Cast

Get to know Power 50 honorees Justin Tranter and Kristen Kish.

Watch: The OUT Power 50 Awards & Celebration

Relive all the magic and inspiration from the 2nd Annual OUT Power50 Awards & Celebration presented by Genesis. 

The Road Ahead With Gregory Velvet

Get to know blogger, artist, and fashion expert Gregory Velvet.

The Road Ahead: Good Eats

Out's Editorial Director Bobby Schuessler brings you on a driving tour of his favorite LA restaurants. 

Watch: Power 50: The Road Ahead featuring award-winning songwriter Justin Tranter

“I have been fortunate enough to live in my truth for so long. I take great pride in creative excitement and trying to help other people live in their truth, too.”

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.