Category talk:Pink List 2008 Young, gifted and gay

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QBoy, rapper

The Essex-born rapper is one of only a few openly gay hip-hop artists, forming part of the new sub-genre known as homo hop. Organised PeaceOUT UK, the first gay hip-hop festival in Europe.

Jodie Harsh, DJ and drag queen

With a make-up regime taking 90 minutes, Ms Harsh, real name Jay Clarke, has become one of London's most famous drag queens. She can be found guest DJ-ing at Fashion Week after parties, or hanging out with Kate Moss.

Samantha Ronson, DJ

Thirty-year-old Ronson is a popular A-list party DJ and rock act. Her stepfather is Mick Jones of the rock band Foreigner and her brother Mark is famous as a DJ and producer. Ms Ronson made the headlines last year when seen out with the actress Lindsay Lohan. She lives in Los Angeles and is the co-owner of the New York nightclub The Plumm.

David Lan, artistic director, Young Vic

Playwright, theatre director, film-maker and social anthropologist, Lan led the £12.5m redevelopment of the Young Vic theatre and went on to win an Olivier award for the 2004 season.

Kate Moross, illustrator and graphic designer

The 21-year-old started her career three years ago designing fliers for hip bands such as the Klaxons and Gossip. Recently, Moross's work has moved into a more commercial area, with clients including Cadbury, Lynx and Pepsi. She has a Topshop range in the pipeline.

Jonny Woo, drag queen

Recently dubbed the "Shoreditch ringmaster" of London's alternative drag scene by 'The New York Times', Woo hosts several of the capital's biggest gay events, such as Tranny Talents and Gay Bingo.

Henry Holland, fashion designer

The 24-year-old has enjoyed rapid success in the industry with a little help from long-term friend Agyness Deyn. His cheeky T-shirt slogans and reflective tartan are putting a smile on the face of fashion.

Patrick Wolf, singer/songwriter

Flame-haired, multi-instrumentalist Wolf started playing with pop-art collective Minty at the age of 14. His 2007 album 'The Magic Position' features a collaboration with Marianne Faithfull – and a world tour ensued.

James Brown, hairstylist

One of the most sought-after stylists around, largely through his long-time collaboration with Kate Moss, whose hair he cut into a much-copied fringe last year. Now has a rather good hair-care range on the market.