Tag Archives: Jonathan Crutchley

Manhunt Buys DList

Via their PR agency, Manhunt lets us know that they’ve purchased DList. Jonathan Crutchley, Chairman at Online Buddies Inc., the parent company of Manhunt, announced today that the company has acquired a majority stake in the leading social networking site for gay men under age 30, DList.com. As part of the deal, Online Buddies will take over all marketing efforts ...

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HomoQuotable – James Kirchick

“The hue and cry over [Manhunt founder] Crutchley’s politics is all too familiar. Why can’t gay activists countenance the idea of a “Massachusetts Republican”? Liberal intolerance. In the minds of too many on the left, gay people (like women and ethnic minorities) have to be liberal and support Democratic candidates. To do otherwise — that is, to have opinions on ...

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McCain To Return Manhunt Money

This weekend the Boston Herald reported that John McCain’s campaign will return Manhunt cofounder Jonathan Crutchley’s $2300 donation. McCain’s camp seemed just as eager to distance themselves from the brief alliance. McCain spokesman Jeff Grappone didn’t return multiple phone calls on the subject, and Crutchley has apparently been informed that his $2,300 will be returned. “He said, ‘If John is ...

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Damage Control: Manhunt Chairman Jonathan Crutchley Resigns

Towleroad is reporting that Manhunt chairman Jonathan Crutchley has resigned from its board of directors. In a lengthy statement, Manhunt cofounder Larry Basile strenuously defends his decades-long record of personal gay activism and confirms Crutchley’s resignation. Basile concludes with this: “It should be known that Jonathan Crutchley’s donation to McCain left the entire Board in disbelief. I am disappointed that ...

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Manhunt Founder Donates Max To McCain

Hot on the heels of last week’s evisceration of Manhunt in Out Magazine’s article Is Manhunt Destroying Gay Culture?, comes the revelation at Towleroad that Manhunt cofounder Jonathan Crutchley has donated the personal maximum of $2300 to John McCain’s presidential campaign. Via Towleroad comes this exchange between Crutchley and a commenter on Online Personal Watch:Andy Towle: “It appears John McCain ...

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