To celebrate its sponsorship of Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in February this year, ANZ commissioned artists to transform 10 ATMs into fabulous GAYTMs. The move was an outstanding success for ANZ on many levels, exceeding all expectations. But it was also a graphic – and colourful – demonstration of how the world of social media is upending convention.
UrbanLand Media (ULM) is pleased to announce the addition of a new contributing writer, James Lane... Focusing on the topic of dating, James brings a fresh perspective to this often written about topic. However, rather than focusing on the cliché bad dating experiences using dating apps such as Grindr, Manhunt, and Scruff, James will tailor his articles to topics appropriate for the modern gay male that will include, long distance relationships;balancing a successful career and dating; social implications of technology and dating; and marriage and children.
Data used by publishers and sales reps to increase ad sales - In August, Community Marketing Inc. (CMI), a gay-owned San Francisco-based consumer-research company, released its 8th annual LGBT community survey. It provides useful data for gay media publishers and their sales teams. That’s because, in addition to providing overall LGBT market-specific data, the survey also gives publication-specific data to participating gay media outlets.
This week, the long-delayed decision from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers on the future of the new .gay generic top level domain (gTLD) was published, and the news was very bad for the LGBTQ community.
In recognition of their efforts to champion lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality in the workplace, Dow executives Howard Ungerleider and Louis A. Vega, were named to the OUTstanding in Business list, which honors LGBT and straight ally business leaders who actively contribute to an environment where all employees feel safe and are able to bring their whole authentic selves to work.
Evolve Media today purchased the LGBT women's lifestyle site AfterEllen.com from Viacom for an undisclosed sum. "It adds scale, unique affinity, and a unique additional interest and focus on the LGBT community that's attractive for us," said...
Introducing the first of a series of articles entitled Anatomy of an Ad Buy, whereby we break down in detail an ad buy that incorporates banner ads, e-mail, video, mobile and social media placements in the overall campaign.
No one told these business students that they were supposed to keep their sexuality a secret... about 1,350 people are in San Francisco this week for a conference celebrating MBAs who are lesbian, gay, transgender, or bisexual. Their desire to be openly gay in his professional life is one encouraged by Reaching Out MBA, the nonprofit running the conference.
This June, a column in the New York Times explored the lack of closeted executives, stating there are no publicly gay CEOS. PayPal founder Peter Thiel piped up, telling Business Insider that that could lead to a “perception of discrimination,” adding, “it would be great if people were more courageous.”
When you flip through The Tenth—a “zine” that has a heft and aesthetic vision on par with Vogue’s September issue—you receive an education. Or perhaps I should say you get schooled on a version of gay black manhood developed on its own terms and written in its own words, by gay black men, for gay black men.
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce on Friday passed a resolution supporting marriage equality. “BIG news as we may be the first non-LGBT chamber to pass,” chamber member Chad Thilborger says in a Facebook message.
There have been many high profile venture-backed companies in recent years led by LGBT founders and team including Facebook, Fab, Grindr, toktumi, Palantir and PayPal. These businesses and their leadership are building highly successful companies. They are also combating discrimination by raising the visibility of LGBT entrepreneurs and cultivating open and accepting corporate cultures.
Earlier in March 2014, Dream Town Realty's website home page contained the typical links to property listings and neighborhood information... that same month, the Chicago firm added a banner to its home page touting its new division, Pride of Ownership, which will serve the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community with a dozen lesbian and gay real estate agents.
Christopher Bailey Burberry Chief creative and chief executive Christopher Bailey took over as chief executive of Burberry, the luxury retailer, this year, becoming the first openly gay person to lead a FTSE 100 company, writes Denise Law.
A few days after my initial conversation with the lovely Renée Strauss, she called me again! This time to invite us to the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce mixer that was going to be happening at the Sofitel.
A glossy LGBT newsmagazine based in the nation’s capital achieved a significant milestone earlier this year when Metro Weekly celebrated its 20th anniversary. To mark the occasion, staffers published a 112-page commemorative issue featuring a retrospective spotlight on the publication’s history, including 20 interviews, 20 features and 20 questions pertaining to the magazine.
Using purpose-driven messages to fend off increased competition... The campaign will include nearly a dozen videos on the internet and TV ranging from 15 seconds to three-minute mini-documentaries, all featuring a diverse range of stories across demographics. They include the story of two gay fathers who have adopted a young girl, grandparents and grandchildren, and young women connecting by using sign language.
(What’s happening at your publication? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.) BAY AREA REPORTER, based in San Francisco, has moved its offices to the city’s upper Market area, at 44 Gough Street, Suite 204.