Friday, October 28, 2016

TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES

What’s happening at your publication? Let us know. Email editor Fred Kuhr at editor@presspassq.com.

STAMPP CORBIN, publisher of SAN DIEGO LGBT WEEKLY, is now also CEO of the new BLVD
San Diego LGBT Weekly
Publisher Stampp Corbin
Treatment Center located in San Diego’s heavily gay Hillcrest neighborhood. BLVD Treatment Centers is a substance abuse treatment organization with locations in California and Oregon.

ECHOMAG.COM, a print publication based in Phoenix, Ariz., entered its 28th year of publication with its October 2016 issue.

GAY VEGAS, based in Las Vegas, celebrated its 19th anniversary with its July 2016 issue.

HOTSPOTS MEDIA GROUP, based in Wilton Manors, Fla., announced that PETER JACKSON has joined the organization as Vice President, General Manager.

Former Bay Windows
Editor Susan Ryan-Vollmar
JACK VEASY, a former managing for PHILADELPHIA GAY NEWS from its founding in 1976 to 1979, died in July 2016. He was a poet and playwright as well as a journalist. He also wrote for the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE and PHILADELPHIA CITY PAPER, as well as other publications. He published 11 collections of poetry. He was 60.

Q MAGAZINE, based in Key West, Fla., celebrated its 10th anniversary in its September 2016 issue.

SUSAN RYAN-VOLLMAR, a former editor of Boston-based BAY WINDOWS, is this year’s recipient of the History Maker Award from the History Project, which documents and preserves Boston’s LGBT history. As editor of the BOSTON PHOENIX, she contributed reporting that revealed the Boston Archdiocese’s child sex abuse scandal.

MARK THOMPSON, a former editor of THE ADVOCATE and a long-term HIV/AIDS survivor, died at his home in Palm Springs, Calif., in August 2016. He worked for the magazine as a writer and editor from 1975-1994. A memorial service was held September 18 at ONE Institute in L.A. He was 63.

TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES
Volume 18
Issue 7

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