Karine Jean-Pierre
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40 Under 40

The Advocate's annual list of 40 exemplary people under age 40 has a message we think all generations should hear. This year the 40 Under 40 series highlights young LGBT people fighting intersectional battles in our greater community.

The wildly popular YouTube couple use their vast social media influence for good.

December 22 2015 5:37 AM

Black, gay, and in a wheelchair, D'Arcee Charington Neal wants everyone like him to not be shortchanged on experiences.

December 21 2015 5:37 AM

Subhi Nahas fled antigay persecution in Syria to become an advocate for refugees everywhere.

December 18 2015 5:47 AM

The director for sexual health and advocacy at Kink.com is a kinky leatherman from Germany, ready to (consensually) beat the internalized shame out of America. 

December 17 2015 6:21 AM

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist focuses his energy on the intersections of race, immigration, and identity —  and doesn't care who he makes uncomfortable in the process. 

December 16 2015 6:39 AM

The HIV-positive rapper is proud to loudly fight the fearmongering.

December 14 2015 6:16 AM

She may sleep in mansions, but the pansexual, gender-fluid singer and actress refuses to turn a blind eye to the millions shivering in the streets.

December 11 2015 12:35 PM
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