Study: Seeing LGBTQ+ People in Ads, Media Makes Viewers More Accepting
A new survey from GLAAD and Procter & Gamble underscores the importance of visibility.
May 28, 2020
How to stay relevant with the LGBTQ+ community in uncertain times
For companies wanting to support the LGBTQ+ community, you are most welcomed. We need your partnership—truly! But, please consider some advice before jumping into the mix.
May 27, 2020
'Community first, product second': Pride campaigns kick off in beauty
Pride is now an established marketing opportunity for consumer brands across sectors, and Pride-themed promotions have begun to trickle in from beauty brands even without physical parades this year. 
May 22, 2020
#PridePledge Asks Brands to Pivot LGBTQ Budgets for Covid
Influencer Ashlee Marie Preston says brands often spend millions in June—funds that are needed now more than eve.
May 20, 2020
Ruth Hunt: ‘At university I found other girls who liked girls, cheap alcohol and smoking’
The LGBTQ+ campaigner, 40, talks about growing up gay, becoming a baroness and still longing for a cigarette
May 17, 2020
Meet Tuvia Borok – The Goldman VP Who Won’t Stop Making Change
Tuvia Borok was at the top of his game when he fractured his C1 spine. The following year, he ran an Ironman.
May 13, 2020
New Jersey Spotlight: Cathy Renna
“At the end of the day, I really see myself as a storyteller, or someone who helps other people tell their stories. I get those stories out there to help the public think differently”. This week we had the privilege to speak with queer media and PR expert, Cathy Renna. Renna worked as a News Media Director at GLAAD for
May 04, 2020
Anti-paywall Gay Times CEO unveils membership scheme amid coronavirus
When Gay Times chief executive Tag Warner made a promise never to go behind a paywall, he could not have predicted that a global pandemic and subsequent ad spend drought would put his lofty commitment at odds with the very practical reality that Gay Times would need more revenue from readers in order to see the other side. His compromise is the launch of a new membership scheme called Gay Times+.
April 27, 2020
Startup Canada Podcast: empowering by including with Darrell Schuurman
Schuurman is an advocate for affecting social change through the economic empowerment of LGBT+ entrepreneurs.
April 16, 2020
Belgian Pride creates ‘diversity scan’ for pinkwashing corporate sponsors
Any companies wishing to take part in Belgian Pride must now undergo a "diversity scan" to be carried out by two non-profit organisations.
March 12, 2020
Grindr’s China Owner Sells Gay Dating App for $600 Million
The Chinese owner of gay dating app Grindr has reached a deal to offload one of the world’s largest LGBT social platforms, a year after U.S. regulators pressed for disposal over national security concerns.
March 07, 2020
A Target Ad Celebrating Inclusion And Representation Hits The Bullseye
Research shows that 70% of Millennials are more likely to choose one brand over another if that brand demonstrates inclusion and diversity in terms of its advertising.
March 05, 2020
   #LGBTBiz To Become Largest Global LGBTQI Media Offering For Women In 2020

Today's merger with Australia’s largest lesbian magazine will make 30-year-old Curve Magazine the world’s largest outlet of its kind
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March 02, 2020

Pride Media Announces New Leadership for The Advocate, Out
CEO Diane Anderson-Minshall lauds the "exceptionally talented editors and artists" on the new team.
February 29, 2020
Mindshare deploys private marketplace to drive media dollars to LGBTQ publishers
WPP media agency launched the PMP with client SKYY Vodka, challenging a new age of digital censorship inadvertently created by 'exclusion lists.'
February 27, 2020
Mardi Gras Wrap: How brands are showing their support
ANZ, Facebook, Bonds, Myer, Google and more have rolled out their 2020 Mardi Gras campaign.
February 25, 2020
New .gay Top-Level Domain Champions LGBTQ Nonprofits and Online Safety
The .gay domain is finally here! The sunrise launch phase is open now. .gay serves as a virtual Pride flag and inclusive badge of honor for LGBTQ individuals, organizations, businesses and their allies.
February 22, 2020

Making History: The First .Gay Site is Live Online!

Oh hey! .Gay is Here... Our partners at Pink Media -- the company behind the #ILoveGay media brand -- this week became the very first live .gay site in existence...and it’s safe to say the gay interne...
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February 18, 2020

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Once Again, Big Businesses Side With LGBT Activists
A collection of national CEOs warn Tennessee that letting faith groups keep their adoption and foster care offices open is somehow a threat to the economy.
February 11, 2020

Rejecting the Status Quo - Creating a Safer Internet with .Gay

The internet has long been a place where LGBTQ people go to build relationships, express ourselves, and promote visibility of our lived experiences — and yet, for all the internet’s openness and acces...
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February 10, 2020

Here Os - Aaron Walton
This episode of Here Os features Aaron Walton, co-founder of influential marketing and advertising company Walton Isaacson.
February 06, 2020
2020 Superbowl Ads Are Making History for LGBTQ+ Inclusivity
Ads starring Jonathan Van Ness, Lil Nas X, Kim Chi, Miz Cracker, and more are creating unprecedented queer visibility on football's biggest stage.
February 01, 2020
How Michael Cashman changed the world: from EastEnders' first gay kiss to Stonewall
His childhood was mired by abuse he could never divulge. But he went on to countless triumphs
January 30, 2020
Alibaba's Tmall ad: Same-sex relationships are taboo in China but an ad is subverting that
A new commercial for one of China's largest online marketplaces never utters the words "gay rights." But it's making waves online for what appears to be a subtle challenge to one of the country's major taboos.
January 10, 2020

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