Edie Windsor Up for “TIME” Magazine Person of the Year

time person of the year 2013

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!