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RuPaul, Grimm named to TIME 100 list
2017-04-26

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TIME Magazine named entertainer RuPaul and trans activist Gavin Grimm to the 2017 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

RuPaul is the Emmy-winning host and executive producer of RuPaul's Drag Race, now in its ninth season. Grimm, 17, is a senior at Gloucester County High School in Gloucester, Virginia. He filed a lawsuit against the Gloucester County School District's policy prohibiting students from using bathrooms and locker rooms that don't correspond with their "biological gender." The U.S. Supreme Court remanded the case to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

A few of the others on the list include out actress Sarah Paulson, Donald and Ivanka Trump ( as well as Ivanka's husband, Jared Kushner ), author Margaret Atwood, Wikileaks' Julian Assange, North Korea's Kim Jong Un, film director Barry Jenkins ( Moonlight ), U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, model Ashley Graham and Chance the Rapper.

The list is at Time.com/time100 .


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