WORLD PRIDE POWER LIST (51 - 100 – 2013)
51 Ricky Martin, singer
Martin has sold more than 30m albums worldwide. The global superstar and father of twin boys – born via a surrogate mother – came out in 2010.
52 Russell T Davies, screenwriter/producer
Davies's groundbreaking, late-1990s drama, Queer as Folk, dramatised his experiences on the Manchester gay scene.
53 Rylan Clark, TV personality
The Essex singer has remained in the public eye since failing to win The X Factor last year. He is co-host of Big Brother's Bit On The Side.
54 Sue Sanders, LGBT rights activist
Sanders has fought oppression in the public and third sectors for more than 30 years. She implemented LGBT History Month, now in its ninth year.
55 Eileen Gallagher, television producer
Gallagher co-founded Shed Productions in 1998. The company is famous for making Waterloo Road.
56 Maureen Chadwick, screenwriter
Chadwick is co-founder of Shed Productions. She co-created Bad Girls.
57 Liz Bingham, managing partner, Ernst & Young
Bingham started her career straight from school and now she is seeking to put more women and diverse ethnicities in the boardroom. She was recently appointed president of R3 – the industry body for corporate restructuring professionals.
58 Claire Harvey, Paralympian volleyball player
Sportswoman and Team GB's Paralympian volleyball star, Harvey is also involved in the management of the Great Britain deaf women's football team.
59 Marguerite McLaughlin, CEO, Metro Centre
As CEO of leading equality and diversity charity Metro, Marguerite McLaughlin BEM, provides a range of services for the LGBT community and others across the south-east.
60 Maggi Hambling, artist
The creator of the 4m Scallop on Aldeburgh beach, Hambling was the first artist to be given a residency at the National Portrait Gallery.
61 Adam Lambert, singer
The first openly gay pop artist to launch a career on a major label in the US, Lambert has had a meteoric rise since the final of 2009's American Idol.
62 Ben Bradshaw, MP
The gay Labour MP, who is a practising Christian, has criticised the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches for refusing to accept gay marriage.
63 Sophie Ward, actor
Ward became a gay hero in 1997 when she came out as a lesbian, left her husband and began a long-term relationship with writer Rena Brannan.
64 Paul Flowers, CEO Co-op
The Stonewall Workplace Equality index ranked the Co-op as the third-best organisation in the UK for LGBT people to work. Methodist minister Flowers is also a trustee of HIV charity Terrence Higgins Trust.
65 Tim Hely Hutchinson, CEO, Hachette
Hutchinson is the younger son of the eighth Earl of Donoughmore and the CEO of the UK's largest publisher.
66 Amy Lamé, performer and writer
Amy Lamé, the woman behind the cult performance collective and club night Duckie, has turned her obsession with Morrissey and the Smiths into her latest one-woman show.
67 Margot James, MP
MP for Stourbridge, James is the first openly lesbian Tory MP in history.
68 Bertrand Delanoë, mayor of Paris
Delanoë was one of the first major French politicians to announce that he was gay, during a 1998 TV interview.
69 Jason Collins, NBA player
Basketball player Jason Collins became the first openly gay professional athlete on a major American sports team when he came out in a Sports Illustrated piece this year.
70 Louie Spence, TV personality
Artistic director at Pineapple Dance Studios, Spence is a TV personality, choreographer and producer-director of musical theatre. His autobiography, Still Got It, Never Lost It, was published in 2011.
71 Harish Iyer, LGBT activist
This Indian activist has spoken frankly about his experience of childhood sexual abuse and his life has formed the basis of two films: I Am and Amen.
72 Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, MD UK Black Pride
Founder and managing director of UK Black Pride, Opoku-Gyimah, or Lady Phyll as she is known, campaigns for equality in the workplace through her seat on the TUC race relations committee.
73 Suran Dickson, CEO Diversity Role Models
Dickson quit as a London school teacher in 2011 to set up Diversity Role Models, challenging homophobia by taking positive gay role models into schools.
74 Paul Burston, writer
Burston is editor of the gay section of London listings magazine Time Out and founder of gay literary event Polari.
75 Paul Reed, CEO BP
The CEO of integrated supply trading at BP, Reed has criticised the City for old-fashioned attitudes to LGBT staff.
76 Daniel Winterfeldt, Lawyer
US securities lawyer Winterfeldt is head of CMS's International Capital Markets group.
77 Sir Cameron Mackintosh, producer
Mackintosh is famous for turning musicals such as Les Misérables into global theatrical productions. Openly gay, he is patron of The Food Chain, a London HIV charity.
78 Ashley Steel, city adviser
Steel is a board member at management services company KPMG, where she is also a member of the board subgroup for diversity.
79 Alice Arnold, broadcaster
Broadcaster, presenter and Radio 4 newsreader, Arnold is civil partner of sports presenter Clare Balding.
80 Marai Larasi, CEO Imkaan
Director of black feminist organisation Imkaan, Larasi is dedicated to ending violence against women and girls.
81 Mark McLane, MD, global head of diversity and inclusion, Barclays
American businessman McLane moved to the UK in 2011 with his partner Carlos, to lead Barclays' diversity programme. He didn't come out professionally until he was 32, but says it has since shaped his career.
82 Horse McDonald, musician
Earlier this year, the Scottish singer songwriter married her partner in her home town of Lanark, where she had faced anti-gay bullying growing up.
83 Julie Bindel, journalist
Feminist journalist and Guardian contributor Bindel is co-founder of the group Justice for Women, which opposes violence against women.
84 Fiona Shaw, actor
An actor who has starred in and directed many theatrical productions and screen dramas, Shaw is possibly best known for her role as Mrs Dursley in the Harry Potter films.
85 Andy Woodfield, partner PwC
Woodfield created the Glee at PwC network, an employee network for "gays, lesbians and everyone else".
86 Pratibha Parmar, film-maker
Known for her politically complex documentaries focusing on disenfranchised groups, Parmar's most recent film, Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth, is a feature-length documentary about the life and art of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Colour Purple.
87 Barney Frank, politician
The most prominent gay US politician, Frank was elected to the House of Representatives in 1980 and became the first member of Congress to voluntarily come out in 1987.
88 Andi Keeling, MD, women's markets, RBS
The male-dominated banking world put Keeling off being out at work; she now hopes she can be an inspiration to other gay women in the sector.
89 Neil Bentley, deputy director-general, CBI
Bentley represents the CBI nationally and internationally, and is a champion of boardroom diversity.
90 Omar Sharif Jr, actor
Elder grandson of the Lawrence of Arabia star, Omar Sharif Jr came out and left Egypt during the 2011 revolution, writing in the Advocate: "I write this article in fear. Fear for my country, fear for my family and fear for myself … I am Egyptian, I am half Jewish, and I am gay." He now lives in Los Angeles.
91 Harry Derbidge, TV personality
Perhaps the most recognisable gay teenager in the country, Harry Derbidge has left The Only Way is Essex and opened a shop in Brentwood.
92 Jeff Holland, co-founder, Liongate Capital Management
Jeff Holland is managing director and co-founder of Liongate Capital Management, which has just sold a 55% stake of the company to US asset manager Principal Global Investors. He was named one of the top 40 hedge fund managers under 40.
93 Jonathan Harvey, playwright
Liverpool-born playwright Harvey had his first success with the gay-themed play Beautiful Thing, which became a 1996 film.
94 Lance Price, founder Kaleidoscope
The British writer, journalist and political commentator Lance Price launched the Kaleidoscope Trust in 2011 to campaign for equality for LGBT people across the world.
95 Diana King, singer
Jamaican reggae singer Diana King came out last year, posting to Facebook: "I am... woman ... mother ... aunt ... Jamaican ... American ... international artiste ... singer ... songwriter ... band leader ... friend ... lover ... entrepreneur ... goddess … and yes … I am a lesbian."
96 James Wharton, writer, ex-soldier
Wharton has written about being gay in the army.
97 Denise Marshall, CEO, Eaves
Marshall's charity, Eaves, helps victims of violence and sex trafficking. She returned her OBE in protest at the budget cuts.
98 Tim Sigsworth, Albert Kennedy Trust
Tim Sigsworth is chief executive of the Albert Kennedy Trust, which helps young LGBT people who have been made homeless or are living in a hostile environment.
99 Ceri Goddard, CEO, Fawcett Society
In her professional capacity, Goddard campaigns for the equality of women at all levels. She is also a trustee of the Equality and Diversity Forum.
100 Jane Czyzselska, editor of Diva
As editor of Diva, the biggest-selling magazine in Europe for lesbian and bisexual women, Czyzselska emphasises the community's diversity.