Thursday, February 22, 2018

TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES

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AMBUSH, based in New Orleans, entered its 36th year of publication with its January 2, 2018, issue.

BAY AREA REPORTER, based in San Francisco, entered its 48th year of publication with its January 4, 2018, issue.

BAY WINDOWS, based in Boston, entered its 36th year of publication with its December 7, 2017, issue.

BETWEEN THE LINES, based in Livonia, Mich., entered its 26th year of publication with its January 4, 2018, issue.

THE EAGLE, based in Indianapolis, entered its 27th year of publication with its December 2017 issue. It also switched format, from a newspaper to a magazine, with its January 2018 issue.

ECHO MAG, based in Phoenix, printed its 700th issue, dated January 2018.

THE GAY & LESBIAN REVIEW, based in Boston, entered its 25th year of publication with its January/February 2018 issue.

GAY CITY NEWS, based in New York City, entered its 17th year of publication with its January 4, 2018, issue.

GAY SAN DIEGO entered its ninth year of publication with its January 5, 2018, issue.

GLOSS, based in San Francisco, entered its 16th year of publication with its January 5, 2018, issue.

Fay Jacobs
GRAB MAGAZINE, based in Chicago, entered its ninth year of publication with its January 9, 2018, issue.

HOTSPOTS, based in Oakland Park, Fla., entered its 33rd year of publication with its January 4, 2018, issue.

ION ARIZONA, based in Phoenix, entered its 33rd year of publication with its January 2018 issue.

FAY JACOBS, whose work regularly appears in LETTERS FROM CAMP REHOBOTH and DELAWARE BEACH LIFE, has been awarded for her new book, “Fried & Convicted - Rehoboth Beach Uncorked.” The book has been named of the top three LGBT Books of the Year for 2017 by the International Rainbow Awards.

SHAUN KNITTEL, staff writer and associate editor of SEATTLE GAY NEWS, has relocated to his hometown of Las Vegas, with his husband YEE-SHIN HUANG, after eight years with the newspaper.

LEFT MAGAZINE, based in San Francisco, entered its fifth year of publication with its January 2018 issue.

CHIP LEWIS is the new director of communications at NMAC, formerly the NATIONAL MINORITY AIDS COUNCIL, based in Washington, D.C.

THE LOS ANGELES BLADE entered its second year of publication with its January 12, 2018, issue.

MAN ABOUT WORLD, based in New York City, addresses the critical topic of LGBT travel safety with three new digital initiatives: the LGBTQ Guide to Travel Safety; a new online resource addressing the question “Is it safe to go to ________?”; and twice-yearly Twitter Chats focusing on LGBT travel safety. They are available for free to all travelers. Download a PDF version of the guide at http://bit.ly/LGBTQtravelsafetyguide or download the mobile version in the free ManAboutWorld App in the AppStore and
Google Play (search ManAboutWorld).

METROSOURCE, based in New York City, entered its 29th year of publication with its February/March 2018 issue.

ALEX MORASH is the new director of media and public relations at the NATIONAL LGBTQ TASK FORCE in Washington, D.C. He previously wrote about economic policy at MEDIA MATTERS.

PEACH ATL, based in Atlanta, entered its second year of publication with its January 3, 2018, issue.

FRANK PEREZ, columnist for New Orleans-based AMBUSH, is teaching three courses at Delgado Community College this semester in tour guiding and French Quarter history.

PHILADELPHIA GAY NEWS entered its 42nd year of publication with its January 5, 2018, issue.

Jeremy Rodriguez
Q MAGAZINE, based in Key West, Fla., entered its 13th year of publication with its January 2018 issue.

THE RAINBOW TIMES, based in Boston, entered its 11th year of publication with its January 4, 2018, issue.

JEREMY RODRIGUEZ, a staff writer at PHILADELPHIA GAY NEWS, is now the publication’s interim editor. He takes over for JEN COLLETTA, who left the newspaper late last year.

SEATTLE GAY NEWS entered its 46th year of publication with its January 5, 2018, issue.

WILLIAM SIEVERT, an award-winning journalist, writer and columnist with LETTERS FROM CAMP REHOBOTH, died November 19, 2017, of cancer. He also wrote for the THE ADVOCATE, MOTHER JONES, ROLLING STONE, the WASHINGTON POST and the LOUISVILLE TIMES. He was 70.

SOUTH FLORIDA GAY NEWS, based in Wilton Manors, Fla., entered its ninth year of publication with its January 3, 2018, issue.

THE WASHINGTON BLADE entered its 49th year of publication with its January 5, 2018, issue.

WATERMARK entered its 25th year of publication with its January 11, 2018, issue.

WIREMAG, based in Miami, entered its 30th year of publication with its January 4, 2018, issue.

TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES
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