Sunday, October 26, 2014

TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES

(What’s happening at your publication? Let us know at editor@presspassq.com.)

AFTERELLEN, the women’s-focused online community, has been acquired by EVOLVE MEDIA, leaving its parent company VIACOM. Evolve Media also owns TOTALLYHER, another LGBT female-focused site.

FRONTIERS MEDIA, based in Los Angeles, will sponsor its second edition of Hitched, the newspaper’s gay and lesbian wedding event to be held on November 9, 2014.
Fred Kuhr

FRED KUHR celebrated his eighth anniversary as editor of PRESS PASS Q in September 2014.

LAMBDA WEEKLY, a weekly LGBT talk show on 89.3 KNON-FM in Dallas with DAVID TAFFET, LERONE LANDIS and THE LATE PATTI FINK, was named Best Radio Talk Show in Dallas by the Dallas Observer. (And The Late Patti Fink isn't dead, just late).

M.E. PUBLICATIONS, owner of New York City-based ODYSSEY MAGAZINE, has launched a Florida monthly edition of Odyssey. The publication of its first issue will coincide with Halloween. Also, the company’s Los Angeles and Toronto editions are now available digitally.

THE NATIONAL LGBTQ TASK FORCE is the new name of the NATIONAL GAY AND LESBIAN TASK FORCE, the group announced on October 8, 2014.

TAGG MAGAZINE, a lesbian-focused magazine based in Washington, D.C., published its second anniversary issue in September/October 2014.

THE WILTON MANORS GAZETTE was launched by the SOUTH FLORIDA GAY NEWS as a supplement in its August 8, 2014, issue. Meant as a hometown community newspaper, the Gazette will eventually be a stand-alone publication.

Bob Witeck
WINDY CITY TIMES, based in Chicago, was a sponsor of the Work! Chicago LGBTQ Youth Job Fair on October 22, 2014. The event was a followup to the newspaper’s LGBTQ Homeless Youth Summit in May 2014.

BOB WITECK, president of public relations firm WITECK COMMUNICATIONS and a longtime LGBT rights activist, married his longtime partner BOB CONNELLY JR., a senior researcher for the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL and an adjunct professor at American University, on October 1, 2014, in Washington, D.C. They have been together for 20 years.

TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES
Volume 16
Issue 7

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