Queerty

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Queerty
Web address www.queerty.com
Commercial? Yes
Type of site
Online magazine
Available in English
Owner GayCities
Launched 2005
Alexa rank
8961 (January 2015)[1]
Current status Active

Queerty is an online magazine and newspaper covering gay-oriented lifestyle and news, founded in 2005 by David Hauslaib.[2][3] As of early 2012, the site had more than one million monthly unique visitors.[4]

History[edit]

Queerty was started in 2005 by David Hauslaib. In 2011 the site briefly shut down operations before being sold to GayCities, which currently owns and operates it.[4][5][6] Queery is frequently referenced and quoted by mainstream media including the Los Angeles Times,[7] ABC News,[8] The New Republic,[9] Entertainment Weekly,[10] Salon,[11] San Francisco Chronicle,[12] CNET,[13] the Minneapolis Star Tribune,[14] Belfast Telegraph,[15] and Time Out New York.[16]

Newsweek called Queerty "a leading site for gay issues".[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Queerty.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved January 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ Barnako, Frank (September 16, 2005). "Gay blog is example of Web log strength". MarketWatch. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ Penenberg, Adam L. (September 22, 2005). "Can bloggers strike it rich?". Wired. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Queerty.com grows to more than 1 Million Unique Visitors Leading news and entertainment site grows 48% in 7 months of new ownership" (Press release). GayCities. February 7, 2012. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  5. ^ Andy Towle (April 18, 2011). "LGBT Blog Queerty Closes". Towleroad. Retrieved January 10, 2015. 
  6. ^ Bull, Chris (May 5, 2011). "GayCities Welcomes You to the New Queerty". Queerty. Retrieved January 10, 2015. 
  7. ^ LaGanga, Maria L. (19 June 2009). "Love triangle at San Francisco Zoo sparks debate over penguins’ sexuality". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  8. ^ Fisher, Luchina (26 September 2008). "Clay's Coming Out Turns Off Some Claymates". ABC News. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  9. ^ Kirchick, James (20 March 2008). "Gay Porn's Neocon Kingpin". CBS News. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  10. ^ Barrett, Annie (11 June 2010). "Jim Carrey gay sex scene from 'I Love You Phillip Morris' hits the Web". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  11. ^ Lloyd, Carol (19 June 2007). "Expanding the definition of discrimination". Salon. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  12. ^ Bronstein, Phil (8 December 2008). "Why is anyone surprised Obama picked Warren?". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  13. ^ McCarthy, Caroline (13 March 2008). "Report: Entertainment blog network Jossip is for sale". CNET. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  14. ^ Tillotson, Kristin (18 November 2009). "Should AIDS Walk ads be sexy?". Star Tribune. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  15. ^ "'No More Mr Nice Gay' as California Mormons face vote backlash". Belfast Telegraph. 8 November 2008. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  16. ^ Avery, Dan (7 July 2008). "That ain’t Rite". Time Out New York. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  17. ^ Conant, Eve (25 May 2010). "Conservatives and Gay-Rights Advocates Not Happy With 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Compromise". Newsweek. Retrieved 2014-10-29. (subscription required (help)). 

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