Top 10 international LGBTQ stories of 2022

by Michael K. Lavers(The following piece was written by the Washington Blade’s international editor and appeared in the December 28, 2022, issue of the newspaper. It appears here with permission.) WNBA star Brittney Griner’s arrest in Russia, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s defeat […]

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Support for LGBTQ journalism starts locally

by Leo Cusimano, courtesy of News Is Out(Leo Cusimano is owner and publisher of Dallas Voice. News is Out is a national collaborative of the leading local LGBTQ news publishers. The collaborative includes six of the leading local and queer-owned LGBTQ publishers […]

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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, won several honors at the recent 45th annual SAN FRANCISCO PRESS CLUB AWARDS, including first place in overall general excellence in the […]

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Ad revenues increase as pandemic wanes

by Joe Siegel After two years of decline in advertising revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many LGBTQ media outlets are experiencing an uptick in profits now that life has returned to normal. Pride festivals and parades have resumed, and nightclubs and […]

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Philly paper PGN joins local journalism coalition

by Fred Kuhr To help benefit its election coverage in 2023, Philadelphia Gay News announced last month that it is participating in Every Voice, Every Vote, described as a coalition of Philadelphia community and media organizations committed to informing voters and ensuring […]

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More U.S. cities favorable for LGBTQ community

by Joe Siegel The Washington, D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released its 2022 Municipal Equality Index last month, with mainly favorable results for cities with large LGBTQ populations — and successful LGBTQ media outlets. “Over the past year, we have seen some […]

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Club Q to monkeypox: top 10 LGBTQ news stories of 2022

by Christopher Kane(The following special report first appeared in the Washington Blade on December 28, 2022, and was written by the newspaper’s new White House reporter. It is reprinted here with permission.) The year 2022 will be remembered for a slew of […]

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Another take on the top LGBTQ news stories of 2022

by Lisa Keen, Keen News Service(The following report was previously published on December 17, 2022, by the Keen News Service, which covers national political and legal news for LGBTQ news media organizations around the country. It is reprinted here with permission.) There was […]

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TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES

(What’s happening at your publication? Let us know. Email editor Fred Kuhr at editor@presspassq.com) THE BLADE FOUNDATION in Washington, D.C., announced it has opened the application process for a new winter fellowship. It is open for an aspiring D.C.-based college-age journalist interested in […]

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Goals 2023: Editors and publishers seek to expand readership, online visibility

by Joe Siegel The editors and publishers of LGBTQ media outlets have shared their goals for the new year, which include expanding their online visibility and reaching wider audiences. “Our goals for Dallas Voice in 2023 center around new income streams and […]

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