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June 6, 2014

GayCities and Stolichnaya® Vodka Join Forces to Launch “Stoli Guy 2014”

Popular competition features 12 events nationwide and a $10,000 grand prize for the winner

San Francisco, CA, June 6, 2014 — GayCities, Inc., the world’s most popular LGBT community city guide, announced that it is partnering with Stolichnaya® Vodka for the second annual “Stoli Guy” nationwide competition http://www.gaycities.com/stoliguy/

Applicants may apply online at GayCities.com for a chance to take the stage and showcase what makes them original and authentic at official Stoli Guy events in 12 U.S. cities. Lucky contestants in each…

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January 23, 2014

GayCities members choose Santa Fe, Chicago, Amsterdam as top destinations for LGBT travelers

Over 80,000 votes cast in the American Airlines-sponsored global campaign

San Francisco, CA, January 23, 2014 ­­ GayCities – the world’s leading LGBT community-driven city guide – today announced the winners in its annual Best of GayCities 2013 presented by American Airlines (http://www.gaycities.com/best-of-2013/).

Chicago claimed the coveted title of “City of the Year.” Vienna won for “Culture Hub,” while Santa Fe, NM was declared 2013’s “Hidden Gem.”

Best of GayCities 2013 is the largest interactive travel promotion in the…

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November 5, 2013

GayCities & Lexus Announce Exclusive Partnership, Out In GayCities

Reality road trip webisode series is first ever in LGBT market for luxury automaker

San Francisco, CA, November 5, 2013 — GayCities–the world’s largest LGBT community-driven city guide–today announced the launch of Out In GayCities, a series of reality web episodes that explores the best major cities have to offer, presented by Lexus. (http://www.gaycities.com/lexus/)

The Out In GayCities program–the first custom video series campaign for an automaker in the LGBT market–features two series of five original road trip video episodes released each week this…

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January 15, 2013

GayCities Members Pick Dream Itineraries, From Paris to San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, January 15, 2013 — GayCities–the world’s largest LGBT community-driven city guide–today announced the winners in its annual Best of GayCities, 2012: Your Ultimate Dream Voyage feature, selected by thousands of GayCities readers worldwide and presented by the island of Curaçao. (http://www.gaycities.com/promos/best-of-2012/)

Paris, France, took first place as the top overall dream city to visit as well as honors in the categories best “Romance City” and “Food & Wine City.”

Other winners…

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December 10, 2012

GayCities announces “Your Ultimate Dream Voyage,” 2012

The World's Largest LGBT travel site launches this year's version of its annual "Best of GayCities"

San Francisco, CA, December, 10, 2012 — GayCities — the world’s largest LGBT community-driven city guide and travel site — today announced launch of its annual “Best of GayCities” feature, “Your Ultimate Dream Voyage,” 2012. (http://www.gaycities.com/promos/best-of-2012/)

GayCities readers have until January 9, 2013, to create their dream travel itineraries to the world’s best destinations in six categories, ranging from “Best Food & Wine City” to “City That Never Sleeps.” One…

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October 20, 2012

Queerty Announces Nominees in First Annual Awards, The Queerties, 2012

San Francisco, CA, Oct. 20, 2011 — Queerty — the leading news and entertainment site serving the LGBT market– today announced nominees in its first annual user-choice awards, The Queerties, 2012: The Best of the Gay Web. (http://www.queerty.com/queerties2012/)

Queerty readers have until Nov. 20 to vote for the favorite stars and shows, from political leaders to sports figures to celebrities, many of whom became known through digital media sites like…

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June 4, 2012

GayCities Partners with San Francisco Travel On 49 Places That Make Us Proud

First Phase of 16-Month Promotion Launches Today

San Francisco, CA, June 6, 2012 — GayCities–the world’s largest LGBT community-driven city guide–today announced announced the launch of a special “check-in” promotion, 49 Places That Make Us Proud, in partnership with San Francisco Travel, the official tourism marketing organization for the City and County of San Francisco. (http://sanfrancisco.gaycities.com/promos/49places/)

The promotion, spanning San Francisco Pride Month of June, encourages San Francisco visitors to check-in using the GayCities iPhone app,…

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March 21, 2012

Queerty partners with documentary “Bully”

Donates $20,000 in advertising space

San Francisco, CA, March 30, 2012 – Queerty (www.queerty.com), the leading news and entertainment site targeting the LGBT market, announced today that it has donated $20,000 in advertising space to support the opening of “Bully”, Lee Hirsch’s provocative new documentary covering different facets of youth bullying, which opens in Los Angeles and New York on March 30 and nationwide April 13.

Queerty is promoting the film and its social-action campaign…

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February 7, 2012

Queerty.com grows to more than 1 Million Unique Visitors

Leading news and entertainment site grows 48% in 7 months of new ownership

San Francisco, CA, February 7, 2012 — Queerty, the leading news and entertainment site targeting the LGBT market, today announced that Queerty.com surpassed one million unique monthly visitors in both December and January.

The popular site (“Free of an agenda, except that gay one”) has grown unique users by 48% in the seven months since GayCities, Inc., acquired it, according to Google Analytics. The site has also hit the highest…

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January 10, 2012

GayCities Members Pick Best Cities in the World, From Tel Aviv to San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, January 10, 2012 — GayCities–the world’s largest LGBT community-driven city guide–today announced the winners in its annual “Best of GayCities” challenge, presented by American Airlines. (http://www.gaycities.com/best-of-2011/)
 
Bolstered by an organized online campaign, Tel Aviv received the most votes by GayCities readers in the “City of the Year” category to take the top overall prize in this year’s challenge. American gay meccas New York City and San Francisco…

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