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Out Magazine Releases 8th Annual Power 50 List

Out Magazine has released its annual "Power 50," which documents the 50 most powerful members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in America.

Much of the list is to be expected, but there are a few welcome surprises, such as recently out football player Michael Sam coming in near the top of the chart this year. Also making the list? Favorites such as Ellen DeGeneres, RuPaul and Marc Jacobs.

Check out the top ten below and head here to see the full Power List

1
Ellen DeGeneres
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2
Tim Cook
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CEO, Apple, 53
3
Rachel Maddow
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News Anchor/Political Commentator, 41
4
Tammy Baldwin
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U.S. Senator, 52
5
Glenn Greenwald
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Journalist/Lawyer/Author, 47
6
Ryan Murphy
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Writer/Director/Producer, 48
7
Neil Patrick Harris
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Actor, 40
8
Andy Cohen
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TV Executive/Host, 45
9
Michael Sam
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10
Robin Roberts
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TV Host, 53

Head here to see the full Power List.