Anderson Cooper might have come out in 2012, but Rachel Maddow still has more power in the gay and lesbian world.
Out magazine has their Top Power List for 2013 and while Apple's Tim Cook is still No. 1, MSNBC Rachel Maddow comes in at No. 4 on the list.
Out writes now king of the mountain at MSNBC, Maddow gave Fox News a run for its money during the 2012 election cycle and was nominated for an Emmy this past December, all while holding on to her loyal viewership and delivering hard-hitting criticism of the political climate. The host has become a staple in the political media by standing up for the marginalized, sticking to her core values, and making a few cocktails, all with that lopsided smirk of hers.