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GAYMOVIEDB.COM, the Gay Movie Database, has been launched by Florida-based ORLANDO ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, LLC. The site bills itself as the most comprehensive and easily navigable online database of over 1,000 titles of interest to the LGBTQ community. It is a joint venture between Managing Director BROCK CORNELIUS and Creative Director BRANDON TAYLOR.
THE LOS ANGELES BLADE has been nominated for a WEST HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Creative Business Award in the category of Creative Communications. Awards will be handed out at a November 15, 2018, ceremony.
LUCAS GRINDLEY, the former editor in chief of THE ADVOCATE, was named the new executive director of Philadelphia-based NEXT CITY, an urban-affairs journalism organization that looks to impact social, economic and environmental change one city at a time.
OPTIONS MAGAZINE, based in Providence, R.I., hosted the second annual Gay 5K Run/Walk for Rhode Island’s LGBTQ Community on September 23, 2018. All proceeds benefit the volunteer-run publication.
QNOTES, based in Charlotte, N.C., unveiled its redesigned print edition with its August 10-23, 2018, issue.
SOUTH FLORIDA GAY NEWS, based in Wilton Manors, Fla., and its publisher NORM KENT will be presented with the EQUALITY FLORIDA INSTITUTE’s Florida Media for Equality Award at the organization’s 16th Annual Equality Florida Broward Gala on November 11, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale.
THE WASHINGTON BLADE hosted eight activists who are participating in the U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT’s International Visitor Leadership Program at the newspaper’s offices last month. The activists were from Argentina, Cambodia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, South Africa, Tanzania and Thailand.
THE WILTON MANORS GAZETTE, published by SOUTH FLORIDA GAY NEWS, has launched a Facebook group to keep readers up to date with the latest happenings and news in the city as well as to distinguish itself from its parent company.
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