Connecticut finds its Voice with new publication

by Joe Siegel Connecticut Voice has been serving the Constitution State’s LGBTQ community for over a year and is thriving despite the coronavirus pandemic. “We have covered a full variety of topics from Health and Wellness, challenges of LGTBQ youth, the homelessness crisis, […]

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Commentary: Words matter at “family-run” newspaper

by Mark Segal(Mark Segal is the publisher of Philadelphia Gay News. This column originally appeared in PGN. It is reprinted here with permission.) Words are important, and over time they take on a meaning of their own. Take, for example, “One man, […]

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TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES

(What’s happening at your publication? Let us know. Email editor Fred Kuhr at editor@presspassq.com) BALTIMORE OUTLOUD entered its 28th year of publication with its June 5, 2020, issue. BAY WINDOWS, based in Boston, entered its 38th year of publication with its July 30, […]

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Publications catering to travellers impacted by lack of travel during lockdown

by Joe Siegel The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a huge toll on the travel industry in the over the past five months. For LGBTQ publications that focus heavily on travel and leisure, the impact has been dramatic. Florida, including gay tourism hotspots […]

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NLGJA convention will be virtual for first time

by Joe Siegel The 2020 convention of NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists will be held virtually due to the restrictions around the novel coronavirus pandemic. This will be the group’s first virtual gathering in its 30-year history. This year’s event, which […]

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Seattle Gay News pays tribute to longtime leader George Bakan

by Fred Kuhr George Bakan was the longtime publisher of Seattle Gay News (SGN). But he was also described as an activist, civil rights leader and pioneer, pillar of the community, father, mentor and friend. In fact, he was such a giant […]

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We will survive: We’ve done it before, we’ll do it again

Letter From The Publisher by Todd Evans (Todd Evans is the publisher of Press Pass Q and the president and CEO of Rivendell Media. He can be reached at todd@rivendellmedia.com or 908-232-2021 ext 210.) I’m writing to reach out to all our […]

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Commentary: Capitalize the B in “Black”

by Jeremy Williams(Jeremy Williams is editor in chief of Watermark, based in Orlando, Fla. The following editorial appeared in the newspaper’s June 25, 2020, issue and is reprinted here with permission.) As anyone who has worked with me here at Watermark can […]

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Pressing Questions: Wire Magazine of Miami

Interview with Owner, Publisher and Editor in Chief Rafa Carvajalby Joe Siegel Year founded: 1991 Staff size and breakdown: Five, plus several contributing writers and photographers Physical dimensions of publication: 8.375” x 10.875” Average page count: 32 Key demographics: LGBTQ community and allies, with 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) ADELANTE, based in Los Angeles, entered its 24th year of publication with  its June 2020 issue. AMBUSH, based in New Orleans, launched its AMBUSH RADIO PODCAST in May 2020. […]

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