Out Magazine LGBT Power List: Who Made the Top 10?

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Out magazine released its 8th annual list of the most powerful figures in the LGBT community this week and the choice for number one may surprise...absolutely no one.

Robin Roberts
Sports journalist Robin Roberts. Out magazine ranked her as the tenth most powerful member of LGBT community.

Naturally, Queen of all Media Ellen DeGeneres took the top spot for the second year in a row.

The magazine's editors explained their decision by pointing out that Ellen's daytime show continues to break its own ratings records, her famous Oscars selfie became the stuff of Twitter legend, and - perhaps most importantly - "everybody loves Ellen."

Runner-up on the list may be less famous, but he's certainly no less successful. Out dubbed Apple CEO Tim Cook "the most powerful gay man America." 

Since taking the reins for the one of the world's most recognized brands, Cook has rarely discussed his sexual orientation, but the Alabama native opened up about the prejudice he faced as a youth during a speech in his home state last year.

Celebs who help round out the top ten include Rachel Maddow, Neil Patrick Harris, Andy Cohen and Robin Roberts.

Check out our gallery above for the ten most powerful members of the LGBT community and pick up a copy of Out magazine for the full list of fifty. As a bonus, the issue has a topless Beyonce on the cover. Who could argue with that?

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The so called LGBT on this list were closet cases to get their money an fame right? For a real LGBT who has never been closeted meet Bralalalala . ***Transphobic media hack news reports! Entertainment industry cover up department: The supervising art director for Django Unchained, Interstellar (2014), Amazing Spider Man, Spider Man 3, Iron Man 1 &2, A Few Good Men, Lethal Weapon films, Charlies Angels and many other films lost at trial last month on charges of sexual a s s a u l t, libel and intentional inflcition of emotional distress of award winning transgender singer Bralalalala. The director had been offering solicitation of the singers products but the singer did not realize it required sex until she was a s s a u l t e d on his couch after being declined a ride home. The girlfriend of the director lured the singer and other women to the house at other times on strictly platonic professional related pretenses. The directors effort to sue the singer and random others was dismissed. The criminal case remains pending and this civil case is not appealed. The case was not reported to keep the social status quo being that the victim is transgender and the assailant is a director of so many blockbuster films.

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Well I am glad that there are positive role models for people who are gay to have. In our society it is easy for a bible thumper to quote the bible and say gay people should stay in the closet or die because they are in the majority. I am sure you live your life word for word from the bible. Let other people have something to look up to with out you injecting hate into it, seriously. These people had to work hard to become successful and in several way harder than a straight person because they have to overcome the negativity spread by people. Ironically these same negative people are suppose to treat their neighbor like a brother. Just my two cents.

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@ Srednuas

Wish I could thumbs up your comment. You summed it up better than any other poster on any message board on this topic could have. Thanks!

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WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT HOMOSEXUALITY Timothy 1:10The law is for people who are sexually immoral, or who practice homosexuality, or are slave traders, liars, promise breakers, or who do anything else that contradicts the wholesome teaching1 Timothy 1:9-11 (in Context) 1 Timothy 1 (Whole Chapter) 1 Corinthians 6:9 Don’t you know that unrighteous people will have no share in the Kingdom of God? Don’t delude yourselves — people who engage in sex before marriage, who worship idols, who engage in sex after marriage with someone other than their spouse, who engage in active or passive homosexuality,1 Corinthians 6:8-10 (in Context) 1 Corinthians 6 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations Leviticus 18:22 “Do not practice homosexuality, having sex with another man as with a woman. It is a detestable sin.Leviticus 18:21-23 (in Context) Leviticus 18 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations Leviticus 20:13 “If a man practices homosexuality, having sex with another man as with a woman, both men have committed a detestable act. They must both be put to death, for they are guilty of a capital offense.Leviticus 20:12-14 (in Context) Leviticus 20 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations Revelation 22:15 Outside are the homosexuals, those involved with the occult and with drugs, the sexually immoral, murderers, idol-worshippers, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.Revelation 22:14-16 (in Context) Revelation 22 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations Deuteronomy 23:18 “No woman of Isra’el is to engage in ritual prostitution, and no man of Isra’el is to engage in ritual homosexual prostitution.Deuteronomy 23:17-19 (in Context) Deuteronomy 23 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations Deuteronomy 23:19 Nothing earned through heterosexual or homosexual prostitution is to be brought into the house of Adonai your God in fulfillment of any vow, for both of these are abhorrent to Adonai your God.Deuteronomy 23:18-20 (in Context) Deuteronomy 23 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations Romans 1-26-32
26 That is why God abandoned them to their shameful desires. Even the women turned against the natural way to have sex and instead indulged in sex with each other. 27 And the men, instead of having normal sexual relations with women, burned with lust for each other. Men did shameful things with other men, and as a result of this sin, they suffered within themselves the penalty they deserved.
28 Since they thought it foolish to acknowledge God, he abandoned them to their foolish thinking and let them do things that should never be done. 29 Their lives became full of every kind of wickedness, sin, greed, hate, envy, murder, quarreling, deception, malicious behavior, and gossip. 30 They are backstabbers, haters of God, insolent, proud, and boastful. They invent new ways of sinning, and they disobey their parents. 31 They refuse to understand, break their promises, are heartless, and have no mercy. 32 They know God’s justice requires that those who do these things deserve to die, yet they do them anyway. Worse yet, they encourage others to do them, too

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@ ANONTDH

To any gay person who is reading this, I'd like to say the following. Please do not allow stupid, bigoted people to harm your self esteem. Many of the posters here fit that description. There are a millions of stupid people in this world. There ALWAYS will be. Don't let their stupidity and hatred make you sad. Find your self esteem from within. And from the people who love you. And you WILL find people who love you, if you keep looking and always try to stay optimistic.

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this article is worthless due to the fact if u click on the article it only keeps opening the page. i had multiple pages opened but it never showed me who the top ten people were. anyways it should be removed as an article on yahoo.

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this article is worthless due to the fact if u click on the article it only keeps opening the page. i had multiple pages opened but it never showed me who the top ten people were. anyways it should be removed as an article on yahoo.

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this article is worthless due to the fact if u click on the article it only keeps opening the page. i had multiple pages opened but it never showed me who the top ten people were. anyways it should be removed as an article on yahoo.

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this article is worthless due to the fact if u click on the article it only keeps opening the page. i had multiple pages opened but it never showed me who the top ten people were. anyways it should be removed as an article on yahoo.

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I love Ellen! That's great!

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Who gives a rat's hindend about all of the queers that come out of the closet where they belong anyway. They need to repent of their sin and embrace Jesus. As do all people who do not know Jesus Christ. Hell is going to be very hot for those who do not repent.

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