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Instinct’s Leading Men Ally of 2013 Is...

After a month of voting for some seriously awesome allies, the numbers are in and we have a winner. So which of our eligible friends is your favorite? 

With 36 percent of the votes, breakout musicians Macklamore & Ryan Lewis are Instinct’s Leading Men Allies of the year! And after the massive success of their pro-equality hit “Same Love,” it’s easy to understand why Instincters love Mack and Ryan.



Rounding out the rest of our poll...

Ben Cohen: 27 percent

Brendon Ayanbadejo: 13 percent

James Franco: 10 percent

Daniel Radcliffe: 7 percent

Sen. Cory Booker: 4 percent

Steve Young: 1 percent

Thanks for voting, y'all!

Poll: Who Is Your Pick For Our Leading Men Ally of 2013?

Ten years of Leading Men Issues has introduced us to hundreds of amazing, smart and successful gay and bisexual men who have done great things for our community and beyond. But there are some straight guys out there doing big things on our behalf as well—and this year has certainly been no exception. 

From an equality rap duo and activist athletes to a rising political star, click here to vote in our Leading Men Ally 2013 poll and then look for our honoree in November.