Why does the Blade identify LGBTQ sources? It’s about erasure and equality

by Brody Levesque(Brody Levesque is Out Editor of the Los Angeles Blade. The following piece appeared in the February 25, 2022, issue of the newspaper, and is reprinted here with permission.) Everyday one of my tasks is to quickly go through the […]

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The continual process of naming our community

by Mark Segal(Mark Segal is the founder and publisher of Philadelphia Gay News. He is also the author of the memoir, “And Then I Danced: Traveling the Road to LGBT Equality.” The following column is reprinted here with permission.) There’s been an […]

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TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES

(What’s happening at your publication? Let us know. Email editor Fred Kuhr at editor@presspassq.com) BAY AREA REPORTER, based in San Francisco, entered its 52nd year of publication with its January 6-12, 2022, issue. THE BLADE FOUNDATION FOR LGBTQ EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, based in […]

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CMI seeks partners for 16th Annual LGBTQ Community Survey

by Fred Kuhr It’s that time of the year again: the days are getting longer, the temperatures are getting warmer, and CMI Community Marketing & Insights is asking for help from LGBTQ media outlets for its 16th Annual LGBTQ Community Survey. The […]

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Ukraine coverage a focus for some LGBTQ media

by Joe Siegel Many, but not all, LGBTQ publications in the United States are devoting a lot of attention to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. Gay City News in New York City, for example, is covering the war in Ukraine with a […]

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Publisher embraces his faith with new LGBTQ publication

by Fred Kuhr Embrace Magazine, based in Ocala, Fla., is only in its second year of publication, but its already made history. It was recently awarded Magazine of the Year by the Florida Magazine Association. This marks the first time in the […]

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Queer Media Collaborative conducts reader survey

by Joe Siegel News Is Out: The Queer Media Collaborative (QMC), launched in 2021, is conducting a survey of readers in an effort to improve news content. The collaborative, sponsored by the Local Media Foundation (LMF), includes the Bay Area Reporter, Dallas […]

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Longtime Bay Area Reporter sports columnist retires

by Roger Brigham(The following column appeared in the January 5, 2022, issue of San Francisco’s Bay Area Reporter. It appears here with permission.) I wrote my first sports column for the Bay Area Reporter (B.A.R.) 15 years ago. I’d already had a […]

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TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES

(What’s happening at your publication? Let us know. Email editor Fred Kuhr at editor@presspassq.com) BETWEEN THE LINES, based in Livonia, Mich., entered its 30th year of publication with its January 13, 2022, issue. THE BLADE FOUNDATION, a nonprofit that funds enterprise journalism projects […]

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COVID is still here, but was Valentine’s Day back? Depends on where you are

by Joe Siegel Some LGBTQ publications are going all-out to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, while others have no plans to mark the holiday due to the way COVID-19 has impacted the bar, restaurant and nightlife scene. Seattle Gay News is doing […]

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