The poll is not an award. It is a reader-driven decision on the year’s top newsmaker. Hate them or love them, everyone on the list were regulars in 2016’s newscycle. The person or persons receiving the most votes by the contest’s end will be named LGBTQ Nation Person of the Year 2016.
Read more about the nominees by clicking here, and cast your vote! Voting will remain open until December 31.