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The Advocate celebrates 50th anniversary
The Advocate, the longest running LGBT publication in the country, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The latest issue, number 1091, features covers representing five decades of LGBT history, including the battle for trans rights, the fight for marriage equality, and the work of AIDS activists. 
June 22, 2017
   Rivendell Media

How an Ad Campaign Made Lesbians Fall in Love with Subaru

It's a popular stereotype that lesbians drive Subarus. What's less well known is that Subaru cultivated that image—and made history in the process.
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May 25, 2016

All 32 years of Dallas Voice now digitized and online
The University of North Texas (UNT) has digitized and put online all 32 years of the Dallas Voice. Funding for the project came in part from a $20,000 grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Additional funds were also raised to complete the project, said David Taffet, a Dallas Voice staff writer closely associate with the effort. In all, the total cost was at least $30,000, he ...
July 14, 2015

20 Years Before It Was Cool to Cast Gay Couples, Ikea Made This Pioneering Ad

The mini-wave of brands casting gay couples in TV ads this year continues to rise, with the likes of Honey Maid, Cheerios and DirecTV all diving in. More power to them.
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October 31, 2014


The History of Gay Publishing Seen Through One Remarkable Career

When I started in publishing more than 20 years ago, answering phone calls at a customer service desk, the only gay man in the industry whose name I knew was the renowned editor Michael Denneny. ...
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October 30, 2014

Looking ahead to the next 45 years - Washington Blade
As we celebrate the Washington Blade’s 45th anniversary this week, it’s tempting to look back at the paper’s rich history but more exciting to look forward.
October 10, 2014

D.C.'s Metro Weekly marks 20th anniversary

A glossy LGBT newsmagazine based in the nation’s capital achieved a significant milestone earlier this year when Metro Weekly celebrated its 20th anniversary. To mark the occasion...
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October 06, 2014

   Rivendell Media
FOFA #1847 – The Strange History of Advertising Booze
When it comes to advertising alcohol, companies used to highlight the product’s qualities, but then they ditched that, in favor of focusing on people the consumer could identify with. Now it’s just horses farting in a chicks’ faces.
February 18, 2014
International media come calling at the GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco's GLBT History Museum has grown into an institution recognized by media worldwide as a reference for queer public history.
January 03, 2014

Philadelphia Celebrates 10 Years of LGBT Marketing - Nov 13, 2013

Happy 10th Anniversary to Philadelphia's LGBT Marketing Campaign.  Back on November 13, 2003 Visit Philadelphia (formerly the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation) launched the "Phi...
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November 24, 2013

IN THE NEWS: NFL’s Brendon Ayanbadejo edits Washington Blade’s sport issue; Equality Forum offers LGBT media ways of covering LGBT History Month
A recent all-sports issue of the Washington Blade had a special guest editor, former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo.
September 24, 2013
Gay & Lesbian Review Editor Discusses Magazine’s History as a Boston Institution
The following talk was delivered at the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association conference, which is in Boston this year, August 22 to 25. As editor and founder of The Gay & Lesbian Review, I tried to place the magazine in the context of Boston’s history as a hotbed of GLBT publishing starting in the early 1970s.
August 24, 2013
IN THE NEWS: Project using Baltimore’s Gay Life to document city’s LGBT history
lThe city of Baltimore has a great deal of LGBT history, and it has all been documented in the 34-year-old newspaper Gay Life.
August 19, 2013

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