Monday, January 25, 2016

TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES

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BAY WINDOWS, based in Boston, entered its 34th year of publication with its December 10, 2015, issue.

ALEX COX, a sales representative for Livonia, Mich.-based BETWEEN THE LINES, legally wed her partner of 25 years DEB DYSERT, a minister with the METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY CHURCH of Detroit, on October 24, 2015, at the Pontiac Waterford Elks Lodge.

THE GAY & LESBIAN REVIEW, based in Boston, entered its 23rd year of publication with its January/February 2016 issue.

GAY CALGARY, based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, celebrated its 12th anniversary in November 2015.

GAY PEOPLE’S CHRONICLE, based in Cleveland, Ohio, has ceased publication. Its last issue was dated December 25, 2015.

GENRE LATINO celebrated its fifth anniversary with its December 2015 issue. At the same time, Editor IAN MALONEY celebrated his third anniversary at the helm.

THE GLBT HISTORICAL SOCIETY, which runs THE LGBT HISTORY MUSEUM in San Francisco, has hired TERRY BESWICK as its executive director. Previously, he led another Castro-based nonprofit, the Castro Country Club, which serves LGBT people in recovery. He is an AIDS activist and journalist with experience with the HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN, the National AIDS Program Office of National HIV/AIDS Policy, and BAY AREA REPORTER.

HOTSPOTS MAGAZINE, based in Oakland Park, Fla., celebrated its 30th anniversary with issue #3049, dated December 10, 2015. The issue was unveiled at the Hotspots Holiday Celebration at the W Fort Lauderdale, which also served as a fundraiser for The Pride Center and Latinos Salud.

Brandon Matheson
BRANDON MATHESON, the publisher and editor in chief of Toronto-based DAILY XTRA since its inception, is stepping down. He has been with PINK TRIANGLE PRESS, which publishes Xtra, since 1993.

MEDIA MATTERS FOR AMERICA, based in Washington, D.C., has named CARLOS MAZA as Multimedia Research Fellow. He will continue in his role as LGBT Program Director until a replacement is named.

Franklyn Roger Margason
aka Dorien Grey
FRANKLYN ROGER MARGASON, an author and gay-press editor who last lived in Chicago, died November 1, 2015. Long based in Los Angeles, he served as editor of INCHES MAGAZINE and worked for different publishing houses. After retirement, he moved to Chicago and became a successful author using the pen name DORIEN GREY. He was 81.

The NORTH AMERICAN OUTGAMES 2016, to be held in St. Louis from May 28 to June 4, is open for media registration. For media credentials: http://bit.ly/1PsO2LQ. For more information: http://bit.ly/1QmFyTz.

OUT IN JERSEY, based in Trenton, N.J., entered its 21st year of publication with its December 2015/January 2016 issue.

SOUTH FLORIDA GAY NEWS, based in Wilton Manors, Fla., has won three FLORIDA PRESS CLUB Awards. Executive Editor JASON PARSLEY won second place in the Community News category, first place in Health Writing, and first place in Minority Reporting.

TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES
Volume 17
Issue 10

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