TIME Managing Editor Nancy Gibbs just released the shortlist of folks up for the magazine’s annual “Person of the Year” cover, and DOMA-defeating hero Edie Windsor is up for the prize. Here’s the complete list, which also includes Miley Cyrus (wow) and Pope Francis.
Bashar Assad, President of Syria
Jeff Bezos, Amazon Founder
Ted Cruz, Texas Senator
Miley Cyrus, Singer
Pope Francis, Leader of the Catholic Church
Barack Obama, President of the United States
Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran
Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
Edward Snowden, N.S.A. Leaker
Edith Windsor, Gay rights activist
The "winner" will be announced on Wednesday morning. Let's cross our fingers for Edie!