Skip to comments.‘Out’ Ranks the Top 50 Gays
Posted on 04/04/2007 6:46:07 AM PDT by NativeNewYorker
When New York did a "Gay Life Now" issue in 2001, only seven of the forty prominent New York gays asked to pose for the cover were willing. Those big shots may have been gay, and they may have been out, but it just wouldn't do for them to be gay and out on the cover of a magazine. "There was a time when the closet was a necessary safe haven," our pal Maer Roshan, who edited the issue, wrote in an angry 2,000-word essay. "But now, it exists as an anachronistic monument to shame. It's time for our public figures to stop hiding in there — and for journalists to stop helping them." Six years and a month later, maybe at least that second part has come true. Here's a first glimpse at the cover of Out magazine's "50 Most Powerful Gay Men and Women in America" issue. (Click here for a larger image.) Those are models holding Jodie Foster and Anderson Cooper masks on the cover. Neither, of course, would appear themselves.
1. David Geffen
2. Anderson Cooper
3. Ellen DeGeneres
4. Tim Gill
5. Barney Frank
6. Rosie O’Donnell
7. The New York Times Gay Mafia: Richard Berke, Ben Brantley, Frank Bruni, Stuart Elliott, Adam Nagourney, Stefano Tonchi, and Eric Wilson
8. Marc Jacobs
9. Andrew Tobias
10. Brian Graden
11. Jann Wenner
12. Andrew Sullivan
13. Suze Orman
14. Joe Solmonese
15. Fred Hochberg
16. Christine Quinn
17. Perez Hilton
18. Scott Rudin
19. John Aravosis
20. Sheila Kuehl
21. James B. Stewart
22. Nick Denton
23. Tom Ford
24. Nate Berkus
25. Adam Moss
26. Jim Nelson
27. Lorri L. Jean
28. Adam Rose
29. Annie Leibovitz
30. Simon Halls and Stephen Huvane
31. Bryan Lourd
32. Bryan Singer
33. Jonathan Burnham
34. Brian Swardstrom
35. Robert Greenblatt
36. Chi Chi LaRue
37. Dan Mathews
38. Neil Meron and Craig Zadan
39. Ingrid Sischy
40. Marc Cherry
41. Carolyn Strauss
42. Irshad Manji
43. Jodie Foster
44. Christine Vachon
45. André Leon Talley
46. Hilary Rosen
47. Matthew Marks
48. Benny Medina
49. Mitchell Gold
50. David Kuhn
Ironic, isn't it?
*snort* Three snaps in a circle for YOU!
Most of the movies these days are those annoying CGI cartoons or kiddie movies!
Meet the Robinsons, Happy Feet, Night at the Museum, Ice Age, Shrek Shrek and more Shrek, Scooby Doo, etc etc etc. I'm sick of kids stuff all the time everywhere I go.
And for that, I admire her. It's no one's business, but her own.
If Suze Orman is really THAT ignorant about financial matters, why should any of us listen to her?
LOL, thanks, I almost forgot! :)
You gotta admit, she is a lovely woman..
I asked myself the same question.
Amen! The media is angry because these 'closeted' folks don't want to use their homosexuality to force changes in laws that the activists believe will benefit other, less powerful homosexuals.
What? She's not gay. Heck, I've seen her in the act with a gu...
Oh. Different Hilton? Nevermind.
Good question. I guess I just got a curmudgeon overload or something. I never thought I'd be a curmudgeon, but it's getting easier and easier every day. I'll probably end up like COL Tigh on Battlestar Galactica before I'm 40. lol
Yup, she’s a lesbo.
Nah, Jodie Foster long ago created her own production company so as to make her OWN opportunities in Hollywood. She is one smart businesswoman, and will continue to have a solid career long after the sweet young thangs have lost their looks, which is all most of them have going for them.
Not true. The Green River Killer, Gary Ridgway, confessed to 48 murders, all women.
Happens to all of us...
*shrug* If you’re gay, survival of the species isn’t even on the top of your list, is it?
Most of them on that list were under 25 victims, so they would not make the list. But it seems the top six would make the list. So about 6 out of 12 of the top mass murderers would be gay. I guess you can’t believe everything you find on the internet. Even still, gays are well represented.
Everyone thinks she is but she has never said it. I am sick of people forcing people out. They do that on FREEPERS to all the time and I think it is sickening. I don’t want to know who is gay and who is not. FREEPERS has this facination with Richard Simmons. He has never said he was gay, but most FREEPERS think so. I don’t think it is the conservative ones though because conservatives would not want to know one way or the other, but it is the DU trolls who say these things.
What good is this list if it doesnt have Sanjaya on it?
Wrong. You are spreading rumors. She has never came out of the closet and never said anything about a partner. You need to bring out the proof of your distortions.
If a person was not, wouldn’t they vehemently deny it? Threaten to sue for defamation, etc?.......If a person is, and just wants to be left alone, they’d ignore it or evade the question, altogether........
Truthfully you would not get near the pro-gay/anti-gay or muslim threads if you were not part of FREEPERS. Before FREEPERS, I would not hear anything about these outlandish stories. Since FREEPERS, you do tend to hear stories that other people don’t know about or ever hear.
Please provide the thread where Jodie Foster said she was gay. Don’t say it unless you can prove it.
After all, he is more well known than Barney Frank.
I never would have guessed.
This is a list of sodomites, not transvestites.
Gee, I wonder why Patrick Fitzgerald was left off the list.
Maybe a a Mensa member with an IQ of 140 she is smart enough to stay in the closet if gay.
Whatever her deal is, I can apprecaie that she keeps it private just as it should be.
At least 8 suffer from schizophrenia. ;-)
I didn't know either. Pity. I like her in movies.
I do too. Why are all the FREEPERS so interested in wanting to know who is gay or not? I don’t understand that.
So we can make fun of them of course.
These top 50 are heros in the world of the left.
I’ve only heard of 4 of these people, and I pay attention to celebrity news from time to time. I honestly never knew that Anderson Cooper was gay. I’ve heard Barney Frank made fun of by conservatives, but I didn’t know much about him. Now I know he’s gay as well. Of course Rosie made the list, but they forgot Richard Simmons and Elton John.
I hate how they have to force this lifestyle on society. Why don’t they just keep who they like to sleep with private as opposed to forcing it into mainstream society and public education?
Well, we know they can't multiply by themselves... why should we expect them to know how to count?
By that standard, Richard Nixon is not a crook, Bill Clinton didn't have sex with that woman, Hillary Clinton is the smartest woman on the planet, and most of the people on death row are innocent.
From what I have heard, Jodie Foster is asexual, just not interested in sex, definitely not gay.
Damm. What a waste. What hips, what thighs...
This explains their claims of '10-20%' of the population.
Actually, she has been photographed with her partner in LA several times. Nothing to be ashamed about. She is very private about her personal life, as she has a right to be. This is “open secret” stuff in Hollywood. Nobody cares.
Be Seeing You,
I disagree. All the gay stuff is constantly thrown at us on TV, movies, books, magazines, music, etc. A rare and obscure lifestyle choice is now thoroughly embedded in the culture.
Here is an example:
I'm not that old, mid 30s, and I remember going to high school and never seeing or hearing about an actual gay person till I was in college. These days, there are thousands of gay clubs in high schools.
Being gay has become "cool", a lot of young people are suckered into being gay or at least "bi."
Not here. This list is about the TOP who do the BOTTOM.
Time for a top 50 heterosexuals list?
1. Chuck Norris
I don’t know most of the names.
lol. Alright your point is made clearly.
‘morning. Thanks. Pity, though...
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