OUT's Top 50
Each year, OUT Magazine releases a list of the 50 most powerful LGBT people in the country. Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, tops this year's list (pleasing Apple aficionados like me), and it is awesome and heartening to read about so many LGBT folks at the top of their game. I'll be curious to hear what all of you think about the list; to me, it seemed that media and pop culture were a bit overrepresented, while literature, science, and medicine seemed underrepresented. I also noticed that a mere 14 out of the 50 people on the list are women, and that VERY few of these are gender non-conforming (although Rachel Maddow and Ellen are both near the top). It's also a tough list to make because many powerful women are rumored to be gay (e.g., Elena Kagan, Janet Napolitano, Condoleezza Rice), may or may not be, and thus wouldn't show up on the list.
I'm interested in whether there's anyone you think should be on the list but didn't make it. The ones who occurred to me are:
What do you think of OUT's list? Is anyone missing?
4/20/2015 07:54:26 am
Riese Bernard, Co-founder of Autostraddle. Jazz Jennings, teen author/activist for transgender visibility, rights. etc. And Beebo Brinker.
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