The 50 Most Powerful LGBTQ Players in Hollywood

Billy Porter was photographed at a safe distance. Photographed by Lia Clay Miller Billy Porter was photographed at a safe distance. | Photographed by Lia Clay Miller

Edited by Michael O’Connell and Degen Pener

LGBTQ representation in Hollywood is at an all-time high. Thanks to the showrunners driving authentic stories, filmmakers bucking decades-old heteronormative paradigms, actors emboldened to live more honestly and platforms bankrolling so much of it, being gay, queer, transgender or any other other has never been more widely embraced in the entertainment industry.

For its inaugural Pride issue, The Hollywood Reporter homed in on the talent and […]

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As many of you know, the @AidsLifeCycle 545 mile bike ride from SF to LA every year to raise money for San Francisco AIDS Foundation and Los Angeles LGBT Center is very close to my heart, so I was devastated when I heard this year’s ride was canceled due to Covid-19. The immunocompromised community needs our support now more than ever, y’all. THANK YOU @hbo and their #HumanByOrientation initiative for standing by your commitment to sponsor this year’s ride, and for inviting me to participate in the #MY545 challenge as a “virtual cyclist.” Let’s put the virtual pedal to the metal, hennies, so that together we can help AIDS/LifeCycle meet its 2020 fundraising goal! #HBOPartner

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