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Wednesday, April 09, 2008

GET OUT!!

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So OUT Magazine has published it's annual POWER 50 list of the most powerful gays in the culture.(hat tip: ANDY TOWLE, towleroad) I just missed making the list. I am sure I was 52 or 53!:)
Here's the list

50. Kelly Bush
49. Benny Medina
48. Brian Swardstrom
47. Susan Arnold
46. Martina Navratilova
45. Jonathan Burnham
44. Bob Greenblatt
43. Adam Rose
42. Bryan Lourd
41. Carolyn Strauss
40. Christine Vachon
39. Jon Stryker
38. Lorri L. Jean
37. Simon Halls & Stephen Huvane
36. Annie Leibovitz
35. Randy Lovely
34. Craig Zadan & Neil Meron
33. Jim Nelson
32. Jeremy Bernard & Rufus Gifford
31. Rosie O'Donnell
30. Sheila Kuehl
29. Adam Moss
28. Tim Gunn
27. Jasper Johns
26. Fred Hochberg
25. Tom Ford
24. Suze Orman
23. Anthony Romero
22. Nick Denton
21. Nate Berkus
20. Andrew Sullivan
19. Greg Berlanti
18. Christine Quinn
17. Martha Nelson
16. Perez Hilton
15. Brian Graden
14. Rich Ross
13. Jodie Foster
12. The New York Times Gay Mafia
11. Scott Rudin
10. Peter Thiel
9. Marc Jacobs
8. Joe Solmonese
7. Jann Wenner
6. Andrew Tobias
5. Tim Gill
4. David Geffen
3. Barney Frank
2. Anderson Coper
1. Ellen Degeneris


A few quibbles (beside my absence)

* Some of these folks are not even officially OUT! (Jodie Foster, Anderson Cooper)

** The cover is great! I think GREG BERLANTI (#19) looks fabulous & I do think he is a GENIUS! (Did I mention I think DIRTY, SEXY, MONEY is brilliant & BROTHERS & SISTERS is fantastic?) BILLY BALDWIN, DAVE ANNABELLE & MATTHEW RHYS are all stars of Berlanti shows & they all look HOT, but the way this is photographed deceptively makes it seems as if they are all part of the gay POWER 50 list!
P.S. Are all sexy British men required to have RHYS in their names??

And Congrats to PEREZ HILTON (#16) The Wall Street Journal announced this morning that Perez has a new deal for a nationwide radio show! Plus many other pending deals. I think he'll be terrific. Even though I still think its sad that he had to take a lie detector test to prove that someone (JM ) kissed him.

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2 Comments:

At 6:36 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jodi Foster and Anderson Cooper are there???? and not out!!! yet Melissa Etheridge isn't?????

 
At 10:07 PM, Blogger Charlie Trainer said...

You are so right! I missed that!
I love Melissa! This list sucks anyway
And OUT! just got sold this morning! Maybe because of omissions to this list?

 

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