Tag Archives: gay press

SPAIN: King Poses For Gay Magazine

Spain’s King Felipe VI, 46, has posed for the cover of a local gay magazine as a show of support for the LGBT community. According to Latin Gossip, this is the first time that a “high-ranking Spanish official” has done so. Felipe took the throne last year following the abdication of his father, King Juan Carlos. The magazine is available ...

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MSNBC Adds Another Gay Anchor

Openly gay Salon senior writer Steve Kornacki will return to MSNBC to anchor the weekend slot held by Chris Hayes, who is moving to the weeknight position to be vacated by Ed Shultz.  Kornacki previously co-hosted MSNBC’s The Cycle. Steve Kornacki hopes to maintain a sense of continuity for viewers even as he develops his own style for the show. ...

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Black LGBT Press At The DNC

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NEW ZEALAND: American DOMA Refugee Named Head Of National Gay Magazine

Two years ago I told you about my longtime dear friend Leif Wauters (above left), who was forced to move from San Francisco to New Zealand in order to stay with his Kiwi husband, who had to leave the United States due to DOMA. In a brighter turn of events, Leif has just been named the editor of New Zealand’s ...

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Dem Convention Schedule

Above are just a few of the early morning events on each day of the Democratic Convention in Charlotte. Hit the link and scroll around to see other items on the schedule, many of which take place at night. Since I’m mostly at the mercy of the DNC press bus to get me back to my hotel in South Carolina, ...

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TENNESSEE: Vanderbilt Employee Busted Throwing Out Copies Of Local LGBT Paper

Security cameras at Vanderbilt University revealed that an employee has been removing copies of the local LGBT paper and throwing them in the garbage. The papers were editions of Out & About, a monthly publication geared toward Nashville’s gay and lesbian community. For Out & About Editor Patrick Armstrong, it answers a frustrating and lingering question over what has been ...

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The Advocate Endorses Obama

Making what they say is their first endorsement “in decades,” today The Advocate officially backed Barack Obama. By saying aloud, “I think same-sex couples should be able to get married,” in a televised interview on ABC, he has sparked conversation domestically and internationally. While he is our president at home, globally he’s an icon, a symbol of the promise of ...

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Buzzfeed Hires Gay Reporter Chris Geidner

Over the past few years I’ve probably excerpted the excellent work of gay reporter Chris Geidner hundreds of times via his gig at Washington DC’s MetroWeekly. Today Geidner moves up to a much bigger audience. Chris Geidner joins BuzzFeed as Senior Political Reporter and will continue his aggressive, news-driven coverage of politics and policies of LGBT issues and of the ...

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Obama Campaign “Likes” Pride Magazine

The Obama campaign has posted Pride 2012’s cover image to their Tumbler page. Sweet. You can read the magazine online in its entirety.

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Pride Magazine 2012 Is Online

Pride Magazine 2012 is online in its entirety. Click on the link and hit full-screen to click through the title page by page. And keep an eye out for a piece (page 77) from our own Father Tony!

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Pride Magazine 2012

I’m loving the artwork, very Peter Max, circa late 1960s.

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Out Lays Off Entire Staff

Capitol New York reports that Out Magazine has laid off its entire editorial staff. The editorial staff of the influential gay lifestyle magazine Out is being laid off with one month’s severance as of Friday, Capital has learned. But according to Out editor-in-chief Aaron Hicklin, it’s more complicated than that. Hicklin said he will hire back an unspecified number of ...

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This Week’s Advocate

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Portland’s LGBT Paper Folds After 29 Years

From the publisher of Portland, Oregon’s Just Out: “Effective December 26, 2011, Just Out newsmagazine, serving Portland’s LGBTQ community since 1983, is no longer in business. Three years of recession have taken their toll.”

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Staff Of Chicago’s Gay Paper Quit

The woes of queer print media appear unending. Staffers of the long-running LGBT paper Chicago Free Press have quit because their salaries weren’t being paid. The art director, graphic designer and most of the writers at the Chicago Free Press left the gay publication Monday after the company stopped paying its employees, according to Matt Simonette, who also left his ...

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Christianists At The Gay Journo Convention

Some Christian outfit called the Culture and Media Institute infiltrated attended the NLGJA Convention in DC last weekend. Here’s their recap. It’s spelled NLGJA, but they pronounce it “Negligee.” [JMG: Never heard this, but it IS funny.] The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) just held its annual convention here in Washington D.C., attracting hundreds of journalists – and ...

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New Owner Of Advocate & Out Magazines Tears Up Donation Check For Obama

Paul Colichman, the new owner of The Advocate and Out Magazine, tells Page 6 about watching Barack Obama at last week’s Saddleback Forum. “I’m a die-hard Democrat,” he tells Page Six. But Colichman was also a die-hard Hillary Clinton supporter. He and Harry Thomason produced a documentary, “The Hunting of the President: The 10-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary ...

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Advocate To Cut Back To Monthly

The Advocate, which has been a biweekly for decades, will trim back to a single monthly issue in January, according to new editor-in chief Jon Barrett. “I don’t think there is a need for a biweekly magazine anymore with the Web,” Barrett said. Barrett added that the magazine will be thicker, with a heavier paper stock. “We will have more ...

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Obama Says Nothing New To Advocate

UPDATE: One paragraph in the interview is bringing wide media attention. In it, Obama says that he won’t make the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” a “litmus test” for his potential Joint Chiefs of Staff appointees. The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund agrees with Obama’s position. Victory Fund spokesperson Denis Dison says, “In terms of any kind of litmus ...

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Advocate To Publish Obama Interview

Just days after the Philadelphia Gay News published a large blank section on their front page to protest Barack Obama’s unwillingness to speak to the gay press, the Dallas Voice has confirmed that The Advocate has conducted an interview to be posted on their site tomorrow. It is Obama’s first interview with the gay press since he discussed the Donnie ...

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