The Most Influential Gay Americans

Ellen tops 'Out' magazine list for 2nd straight year
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 18, 2010 5:16 AM CDT
1. Ellen DeGeneres. Parlays her talk show and position on "American Idol" into a low-pressure soapbox. Thanks to her activism, "DeGeneres’s enormous platform is many an American’s gain."   (AP Photo/Mark Davis/Hope for Haiti Now)
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(Newser) – Ellen DeGeneres and Barney Frank have switched places atop Out magazine's annual list of the most influential gay Americans, but the talk show host and American Idol judge probably isn't gloating about her win—she's that nice. To see the top five, check out the slideshow above. To see who made the list and who (Rosie O'Donnell!) didn't, click here.

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