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Panel Moderation: A Fresh Take on LGBTQ Influencers as we enter 2019

Panel Moderation: A Fresh Take on LGBTQ Influencers as we enter 2019 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

We'll be meeting a new set of faces in the world of LGBTQ influencers, and with them, a fresh set of voices. We'll learn more about how these folks have navigated and grown up with the ever-changing digital landscape, and how they've adapted to mediums such as podcasts, as well as how they've learned to take photos, videos and the written word and bring them to life in a way that combines some traditional elements alongside some of the new.

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Grindr Holds a Mirror to China’s Subtle LGBT Evolution

Grindr Holds a Mirror to China’s Subtle LGBT Evolution | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

A planned IPO underlines increased acceptance of LGBT people, and their spending power.

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Online Marketing: Matt Skallerud from I Love Gay LGBT

Online Marketing: Matt Skallerud from I Love Gay LGBT | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Today we’re talking with Matt Skallerud, born and raised in LA. Matt is a gay entrepreneur, the CEO of #ILoveGay and he specializes in LGBT online marketing. Let’s meet him… Right now you own your own company PinkBananaMedia.com, dedicated in helping companies large and small reach the LGBT consumers online. How are things going with…

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Phillip Picardi, Head of Teen Vogue, Exits Condé Nast

Phillip Picardi, Head of Teen Vogue, Exits Condé Nast | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Phillip Picardi, the chief content officer of Condé Nast’s Teen Vogue, who was a rising star at the magazine publisher, is leaving the company to become the editor in chief of Out magazine.

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Stephanie Farrell: Featured LGBTQ+ Ally

Stephanie Farrell: Featured LGBTQ+ Ally | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

As the staff liaison for AIChE's LGBTQ+ & Allies Initiative, I'm thrilled and proud to introduce long-term AIChE volunteer Stephanie Farrell as our first Featured Ally of our LGBTQ+ professiona

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Some Pink Banana Media Excerpts from our Brand | Pride Interview

Some Pink Banana Media Excerpts from our Brand | Pride Interview | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

We recently contributed to an interview in Business Equality Magazine on behalf of the partnership we're a part of with Brand | Pride. The following are some excerpts from that interview that shine a spotlight on some of the unique things we're doing here at Pink Banana Media and the #ILoveGay Network.

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Toyota’s 4th Annual Power of Exchange Conference Now Includes LGBT, Veteran and Disability-Owned Certified Agencies

Toyota’s 4th Annual Power of Exchange Conference Now Includes LGBT, Veteran and Disability-Owned Certified Agencies | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

When Toyota’s Power of Exchange (POE) conference comes to Dallas this week, it will help connect more than 600 attendees, including diverse suppliers from across the country.

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National LGBT Bar Association Launches COMMIT to INCLUSION Campaign

National LGBT Bar Association Launches COMMIT to INCLUSION Campaign | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The National LGBT Bar Association announces a new campaign that asks attorneys across the nation to COMMIT to INCLUSION by repudiating anti-LGBT legal groups like Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and Liberty Counsel and pledging never to support them through pro bono services.

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LGBTQ scientists are still left out

LGBTQ scientists are still left out | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Support from mainstream diversity initiatives would create a virtuous circle of visibility and benefit science for all, urges Jon Freeman.
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Is Gay-For-Pay Just American Businesses' PR Strategy?

Is Gay-For-Pay Just American Businesses' PR Strategy? | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Would you think a company that only supports the African American community in February for Black History month as racist? How about the rainbow flags, glittered corporate logos and parade floats that come out only in June? Has Pride and the LGBT community become a corporate PR stunt to win dollars?
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When drag queens promote it, fans will buy it

When drag queens promote it, fans will buy it | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

"Drag queens are the new pop stars," Randy Barbato, co-creator of "RuPaul's Drag Race" explained... At DragCon, attendees spent over $4 million on wigs, makeup, art and more. That kind of business and marketability might've been completely unheard of not too long ago. If an ad agency featured a drag queen, they usually represented surprise and deception because a man was dressed as a woman.

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Microsoft Taking Pride in being an ally for the LGBT community

Microsoft Taking Pride in being an ally for the LGBT community | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Cindy Rose, Chief Executive of Microsoft UK, announces that you can now turn Microsoft Rewards points into cash for LGBT charity Stonewall.

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PrideAM launches LGBT ad competition

PrideAM launches LGBT ad competition | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
PrideAM has launched its 2018 competition asking adland to reimagine a mainstream advertising campaign for a LGBT+ audience.
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Pride in London comms director launches 'UK's most diverse and inclusive' agency

Pride in London comms director launches 'UK's most diverse and inclusive' agency | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Asad Dhunna has launched agency The Unmistakables today (13 September) with clients including start-up fashion brand LaBante London and drinks business Proud Beer.

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PrideAM announces judges for LGBT ad competition

PrideAM announces judges for LGBT ad competition | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The free to enter competition asks adland to reimagine a mainstream advertising campaign for a LGBT+ audience, to highlight the debate around diversity and inclusion in advertising.

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Grindr, in Partnership with Bucksense, Launches Self-Service Advertising Product

Grindr, in Partnership with Bucksense, Launches Self-Service Advertising Product | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Grindrads.com & Bucksense launch a self-serve product that empowers advertisers of all sizes & budgets to engage the LGBTQ consumer segment.

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Ad POP Awards honor the best in national, local advertising

Ad POP Awards honor the best in national, local advertising | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The National LGBT Media Association (NGMA) announced its third annual Ad POP Award winners. The Ad POPs - which stands for Pride in Online and Print - honor the best representations of LGBT advertising in online and print campaigns in 2017, as placed in regional LGBT newspapers in NGMA member cities.

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The awards recognize clients, creative and placements agencies, and winners are selected based on their image and messaging. NGMA member papers each select one top award winner in their regional markets, plus a national  award is handed out. This year, that award goes to Target Corporation.
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Pink Banana Media connects with LGBTQ consumers

Pink Banana Media connects with LGBTQ consumers | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Pink Banana Media helps companies look beyond marketing metrics and see the people behind the numbers to reach LGBTQ consumers.

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Ellen Stewart, head of content at the world's most-read LGBT media platform, PinkNews, joins opening panel on Gen Z

Ellen Stewart, head of content at the world's most-read LGBT media platform, PinkNews, joins opening panel on Gen Z | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Learn from experts at Journalism.co.uk's 23rd newsrewired event on 7 November

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Why Gay Owned Businesses Are More Important Now Than Ever

Why Gay Owned Businesses Are More Important Now Than Ever | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Marketers have been targeting the LGBT community for decades, and for good reason. Corporations have consistently been making progress with workplace rights,

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Snap has signed up its first LGBT partner for Snapchat Discover

Snap has signed up its first LGBT partner for Snapchat Discover | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Snap has signed up British website PinkNews as its first LGBT partner on Snapchat Discover. PinkNews will go live on Wednesday on Snapchat, where around half of users identify as not 100% straight.

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Comcast Flexes Its Integrated Marketing Muscles for San Franscisco Pride

Comcast Flexes Its Integrated Marketing Muscles for San Franscisco Pride | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

After a successful San Francisco Pride in 2017, Comcast CA decided to come back to San Francisco Pride for 2018 with the ambitious plan of leveraging the different touch points that Comcast / Xfinity / NBC Universal have to offer.

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Fuller's, Yo! Sushi, Harry's, Topshop, Skittles and more: here's what's happening for Pride

Fuller's, Yo! Sushi, Harry's, Topshop, Skittles and more: here's what's happening for Pride | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Fuller's, Yo! Sushi, Harry's, Topshop, Skittles and more: here's what's happening for Pride.

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T-Mobile goes all out for Pride

T-Mobile goes all out for Pride | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

As Pride Month comes to an end, the slew of marches, celebrations, and events that commemorate the progress made by the LGBT community in pursuit of equality, as well as challenges of the past and those to come, slowly leave the calendar. Many brands and corporations have progressively played a more prominent role in the organization and sponsoring of such events as the years have gone by. This has not been without controversy, as many in the LGBT community worry if the role of corporate sponsors in Pride events has led to a change in what Pride signifies for both LGBT persons and allies in the 21st century.

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