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BALTIMORE OUTLOUD celebrated its 16th anniversary in its May 11, 2018, issue.
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DALLAS VOICE entered its 35th year of publication with its May 11, 2018, issue.
FOCUS MIDDLE TENNESSEE, based in Memphis, celebrated its first anniversary in its May/June 2018 issue.
HENRY GOLDBLATT, editor in chief of ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, received the LISA BEN Award for Achievement in Features Coverage from NLGLA (The Association of LGBTQ Journalists) at its annual L.A. Exclusive benefit on June 1, 2018.
LAVENDER MAGAZINE, based in Edina, Minn., published its 600th issue on May 24, 2018.
METRO WEEKLY, based in Washington, D.C., entered its 25th year of publication with its May 17, 2018, issue.
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CARL MITCHELL, author of three memoirs addressing gay life in the 1940s through the ‘60s, died May 14, 2018, after a six-year battle with cancer. He was 86. His books include “Marching To An Angry Drum,” about his romances with men while in the military; “The Home,” about his time in an orphanage while a teen; and “Plum Street,” which recounts his time living in his native Detroit’s hippie neighborhood in the 1960s. He is survived by ROBERT STANLEY, his partner of 47 years.
OUTWORD, based Sacramento, Calif., published its 600th issue on May 10, 2018.
THE WASHINGTON BLADE FOUNDATION announced the launch of a new journalism fellowship focused on LGBT issues in Delaware. The fellowship is named in honor of STEVE ELKINS, a journalist and co-founder of the CAMP Rehoboth LGBT community center. He also served as editor of LETTERS FROM CAMP REHOBOTH for many years as well as executive director of the center. BLAKE CHAMBERS, a Dover resident and 2017 graduate of the University of Delaware who is pursuing a career in journalism, is the inaugural recipient of the fellowship.
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