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December 12, 2016

Q.Digital announces winners in “Best of Gay Cities” 2016

San Francisco Wins “Best City of 2016” and Orlando Receives the “City of the Year” Honor

San Francisco, CA, December 12, 2016 — GayCities — the world’s most popular LGBTQ community-driven city guide and travel site — today announced winners of its the annual “Best of GayCities” program (gaycities.com/best-of-2016/).

GayCities readers cast tens of thousands of votes for more than 60 of the world’s best destinations in twelve categories, ranging from “Best Gayborhood” to “Up-and-Coming” city.

San Francisco took top voter honors as “Best City…

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May 25, 2016

Q.Digital Names Justin Garrett CRO

Leading LGBTQ publisher hires former Here Media VP as first Chief Revenue Officer

San Francisco, CA, May 26, 2016 — Q.Digital, a leading global LGBTQ online publisher, today announced the appointment of Justin Garrett, formerly of Here Media,  as its first Chief Revenue Officer. In his role as CRO, Garrett will lead and oversee all Q.Digital sales, further connecting Q.Digital to marketers looking to reach a valuable and growing audience. Garrett will spearhead Q.Digital’s sales initiatives,…

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Scott Gatz

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Introducing Q.Digital

Seven years ago, we started GayCities because we felt that the LGBTQ community deserved better choices in online media. We started with travel and our members quickly made GayCities the number one travel & city guide. Advertisers quickly jumped on board. Thanks to the support of brands such as Hyatt, Virgin America, American Airlines our business grew rapidly. Next, we acquired Queerty and under its new editorial leadership its…

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Q.Digital Launches to Become the Largest Global LGBTQ Online Media Publisher

Company Passes Competitors in Online Global Audience Reach & U.S. Reach according to Quantcast

SAN FRANCISCO–(Marketwired – Sep 29, 2015) — Q.Digital today announced the consolidation of its existing online properties, GayCities and Queerty, with new acquisitions LGBTQ Nation, Dragaholic, and Bilerico Project to become the single leading independent digital media company serving the LGBTQ community. The merger and rebranding provides advertisers a means to engage with the LGBTQ community at unprecedented scale through custom executions, branded content, and live events.  

Formerly…

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June 24, 2015

LGBTs More Surprised Than Heterosexuals at Pace of Public Opinion Shift on Marriage Equality

Queerty survey shows LGBTs have different perspective on role of Monogamy and Religion in Marriage; are more optimistic U.S. Supreme Court will strike down same-sex marriage bans

San Francisco, CA, June 24, 2015 – On the eve of the US Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, Queerty — the leading news and entertainment site—released results of an extensive survey of its LGBT member base on the topic of marriage and marriage equality.

Queerty found that LGBTs are much less likely to consider religion and monogamy an important part of marriage. LGBTs were also much…

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December 9, 2014

GayCities announces nominees in “Best of Gay Cities” 2014

The World's Largest LGBT travel site launches this year's version of its annual member-driven challenge

San Francisco, CA, December 9, 2014 — GayCities — the world’s largest LGBT community-driven city guide and travel site — today announced the nominees in its launch of the annual “Best of GayCities” feature, presented by Hyatt. (http://www.gaycities.com/best-of-2014/)

GayCities readers have until January 5, 2015, to vote for more than 60 of the world’s best destinations in twelve categories, ranging from “Sultriest City” to “Pride Cities Lacking Marriage Equality.”

Complete list…

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November 18, 2014

Queerties 2014 Winners Announced

Queerty's audience of LGBT opinion leaders voted more than 300,000 times for the best of the web

San Francisco, CA, Nov. 18, 2014 — Queerty — the leading news and entertainment site serving the LGBT market — today announced the winners in its third annual user-choice awards, The Queerties 2014: The Best of the Gay Web. (http://www.queerty.com/queerties2014/)

Queerty readers voted more than 300,000 times for their favorites from political leaders to sports figures to films. Many of this year’s winners became known via Queerty for making a difference in the battle for equality. More than…

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