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The Independent on Sunday’s Pink List 2013

OK, yes it’s another list of those wonderful, all important people, who happen to be gay and… er… influential. You may never have heard of them but, according to a group of Independent on Sunday readers and a panel of experts, these are the people who are making a difference now.

You may agree or disagree, you may wonder where your personal fave gay icon has disappeared to and why certain people are not on the list anymore and all will be explained by those compilers of this thing if you really want to know more. However, in a nutshell, these are the Top 10 but the larger and more comprehensive list can be perused at your leisure by going to:

1 Paris Lees – Broadcaster and journalist

2 Clare Balding – Broadcaster

2 Peter Tatchell – Human rights campaigner

4 Nicola Adams – Olympic gold medal-winning boxer

5 Ruth Hunt – Stonewall’s Director of Public Affairs

6 Owen Jones – Columnist

7 Benjamin Cohen, Mike Buonaiuto with a special mention of James J Walsh – the founding members of Out4Marriage

8 Jackie Green – Trans rights campaigner

9 Phyllis Opoku-Gyimah – UK Black Pride director

10 Sue Perkins – Entertainer