GAY CITY NEWS, based in New York City, celebrated its 15th anniversary with its October 27, 2016, issue.
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ALLISON DAVIS GREAKER, an advertising account executive at NYC COMMUNITY MEDIA — which owns GAY CITY NEWS, CHELSEA NOW and THE VILLAGER — died suddenly on October 21, 2016. She was 78.
LAVENDER MAGAZINE, based in Minneapolis, was named Magazine of the Year for 2016 at the 20th Annual Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association Excellence Awards. Lavender also won Gold Awards in the categories of Cover Design, How-To Article, Regular Column, Single Page or Spread Design, and Single-Topic Issue; Silver Awards for Feature Article and How-To Article; and Bronze Awards for Overall Excellence Editor’s or Publisher’s Editorial or Letter to the Readers, Regular Column, and Single-Topic Issue.
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LOGO announced that MATTHEW BREEN would be joining the network as editorial director. Previously, Breen worked at THE ADVOCATE and OUT magazines, where he served as editor in chief and deputy editor, respectively. He will be responsible for leading the editorial strategy for NEW NOW NEXT, Logo’s home for the latest in pop culture, music, movies, TV, news and more, as well as the network’s digital properties.
OUT IN JERSEY, based in Trenton, N.J., entered its 22nd year of publication with its December 2016/January 2017 issue.
THE WASHINGTON BLADE recently held its annual Best of Gay D.C. celebration, which included an appearance by Washington Mayor MURIEL BOWSER, who made news by saying the city government would completely support the city’s bid to host the 2022 GAY GAMES.
THE WISCONSIN GAZETTE, based in Milwaukee, entered its eighth year of publication with its November 17, 2016, issue.
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