TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES

(What’s happening at your publication? Let us know. Email editor Fred Kuhr at editor@presspassq.com) THE BLADE FOUNDATION announced that JOSEPH REBERKENNY, a recent graduate of American University, is the recipient of its 2024 Steve Elkins Memorial Fellowship in Journalism. He will cover issues […]

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Pride coverage goes on, despite some declining ad revenues

by Joe Siegel As LGBTQ media prepare for Pride Month with lots of coverage, declining advertising revenue is having an impact. In Los Angeles, for example, having two two Pride events one week apart has been a challenge. “We have two parades, […]

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LGBTQ media monitor online safety on social media

by Joe Siegel The newly released GLAAD report on social media gave failing grades to several popular websites and platforms. “YouTube, X, Facebook, Instagram, and Threads received F grades from GLAAD in the Social Media Safety Index, while TikTok earned a D+ […]

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Austin “keeps it weird” with new LGBTQ newspaper

by Fred Kuhr Texas is a big state, so it’s not a surprise that a new LGBTQ newspaper has arrived in the Lone Star State. While longtime publications have existed in Dallas and Houston, the new kid on the block is in […]

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Dallas Voice’s 40 years of impact

by Caroline Savoie (Caroline Savoie is a contributing writer at Dallas Voice. The following piece was published in the May 10, 2024, issue of the newspaper and appears here with permission.) Tears brimmed in Robert Moore’s eyes as he talked about how […]

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Michigan’s Out Post bids farewell after 34 years

by Steve Culver (Steve Culver is the publisher of Out Post, based in Ann Arbor, Mich. The following editorial was published in the June 2024, and final, issue of Out Post, and appears here with permission.) This “first draft of history” is […]

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TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES

(What’s happening at your publication? Let us know. Email editor Fred Kuhr at editor@presspassq.com) CURVE, a national news and information publication for lesbians, bisexual, transgender, and queer women and nonbinary people, entered its 34th year of publication with its January 2024 issue. DALLAS […]

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Curve magazine publisher hosts Lesbian Visibility Week

by Joe Siegel More than 60 events were held April 21-28, 2024, to celebrate Lesbian Visibility Week (LVW), organized by the Curve Foundation. The theme of this year’s event was United, Not Uniform. A Women’s History Celebration was held in Milwaukee on […]

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Digital equity fellowship to benefit Black and LGBTQ news 

by Joe Siegel News is Out and Word In Black recently announced the 16 fellows selected for their Digital Equity Local Voices Lab, a new initiative sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal to place journalists at 16 news publications serving Black and LGBTQ communities […]

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Seattle’s SGN newspaper names new editor

by Fred Kuhr Renee Raketty, who has been with SGN since 2001, is the new editor of the newspaper now celebrating its 50th year. The announcement comes after a period of transition for the newspaper, formerly known as Seattle Gay News. Longtime […]

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