Jim Parsons, Billy Porter, Ian McKellen, Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Among 2013 OUT100 List

By Michael Gioia
November 13, 2013

Edie Windsor, Lee Daniels, Jim Parsons and Wentworth Miller are the artists who top the 2013 OUT100 list, which was released this week by Out Magazine.



In its 19th annual OUT100 issue, featuring photographs by Danielle Levitt, Out magazine commemorates the year's most influential and inspirational gays, lesbians and transgendered people.

Windsor was honored with lifetime achievement, with Daniels as artist of the year, Parsons as entertainer of the year and Miller as newsmaker of the year.

Other artists on the "Out 100" list include Tony Award winner Sir Ian McKellen (No Man's Land/Waiting for Godot), playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney (Choir Boy), Jinkx Monsoon (The Vaudevillians), George Takei (Allegiance), Tony winner Denis O'Hare (Take Me Out), Tony winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots), Lea DeLaria (The Rocky Horror Show), Tony-winning choreographer and director Rob Ashford (Thoroughly Modern Millie), Cheyenne Jackson (All Shook Up), four-time Tony nominee Victor Garber (Damn Yankees), Tony-winning director and actor Joe Mantello (Assassins), John Waters (Hairspray), Tony nominee Jonathan Groff (Spring Awakening), playwrights Christopher Durang (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike), Douglas Carter Beane (The Little Dog Laughed) and Jonathan Tolins (The Twilight of the Golds), Mo Rocca (Spelling Bee) and Bruce Vilanch (Hairspray).

For a complete list, visit Out.com.