“The Comeback” executive producer Dan Bucatinsky and professional basketball player Jason Collins are among the first honorees to be named for the 20th annual Out 100 list.
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In addition to Bucatinsky (pictured above) and Collins — the first openly gay athlete to play in a game among America’s four major pro leagues earlier this year — the first batch of 13 honorees includes activist Larry Kramer; “Billy on the Street” comedian Billy Eichner; college basketball player Derrick Gordon; “Drag Race” veterans Carmen Carrera and Bianca Del Rio and filmmaker/activist Shane Bitney Crone.
Hip-hop artist Angel Haze, YouTube star Troye Sivan, comic artist Ariel Schrag and Against Me! lead singer Laura Jane Grace are also among the honorees.
The honorees will be featured in a special “Out 100” double print issue, on newsstands Nov. 20 and available online throughout November. A star-studded celebration will be held in New York on Nov. 20.
See portraits of the first batch of Out 100 honorees on Out’s website.