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
Head here to see the full Power List.
(Editor's note: This post was originally published on SDGLN media partner HuffPost Gay Voices.)