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Joseph Reberkenny, recipient of Blade Foundation’s Steve Elkins Memorial Fellowship

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 of interest to Delaware’s LGBTQ community for 12 weeks this summer. The fellowship is named in honor of STEVE ELKINS, a journalist and co-founder of the CAMP Rehoboth LGBT community center. Elkins served as editor of LETTERS FROM CAMP REHOBOTH for many years as well as executive director of the center before his death in March of 2018.

GAY CITY NEWS, based in New York City, was honored at the NEW YORK PRESS ASSOCIATION AWARDS last month. The newspaper won third place in the Best Front Page category with honors going to MATT TRACY, DONNA ACETO and LEAH MITCH. Aceto was also recognized with an honorable mention in the Spot News Photos category. The newspaper’s owner, SCHNEPS MEDIA, was also honored with multiple awards.

OUT FRONT MAGAZINE, based in Denver, entered its 48th year of publication with its April 2024 issue.

OUT POST, based in Ann Arbor, Mich., has ceased publication after 34 years. Publisher STEVE CULVER made the announcement in its June 2024 Pride issue, which would be its last.

OUTSFL, based in Wilton Manors, Fla., celebrated its first anniversary in its May 30, 2024, issue.

PHILADELPHIA GAY NEWS hosted its 2024 Stonewall Awards and Pride Brunch on June 2. The event was streamed live on ABC6 WPVI-TV. Honorees and speakers included U.S. Sen. BOB CASEY.

QNOTES, based in Charlotte, N.C., celebrated its 38th anniversary in its April 26, 2014, issue.

QSALTLAKE, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, celebrated its 20th anniversary in its May 2024 issue.

THE RAGE MONTHLY, based in San Diego, Calif., published its 200th issue in April 2024.

ERIN REED, a contributor to both the WASHINGTON BLADE and LOS ANGELES BLADE, won a GLAAD MEDIA AWARD for Outstanding Blog.

PETER ROSENSTEIN, a columnist with the WASHINGTON BLADE, has published his first book, “Born This Way: My Life of Activism, Politics and Coming Out.”

SGN, formerly known as SEATTLE GAY NEWS, was feted by the University of Washington’s Allen Library this past spring with an archival retrospective marking the newspaper’s 50th anniversary.

BRUCE STORES, a former writer with Seattle-based SGN, released the second edition of his first book, “Christian Science: Its Encounter with Lesbian/Gay America.”

WIREMAG, based in Miami, entered its 14th year of publication with its January 25, 2024, issue.

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