Sarah Warn

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Sarah Warn is an American writer and the former editor of entertainment website AfterEllen.com.

Biography[edit]

Warn graduated from Annie Wright School in Tacoma, WA in 1992. She then attended Wellesley College in 1996 with a degree in women's studies, and received a master's degree in theological studies from Harvard University in 1998.[1] She spent eight years in online marketing[2] before selling her gay and lesbian entertainment websites AfterEllen.com and AfterElton.com to Logo in 2006.[3] Warn is currently an executive producer at Logo. Warn stepped down as the Editor in Chief of AfterEllen.com, with Karman Kregloe stepping into the role in 2009.[4]

Warn's extensive written work on lesbian and bisexual women in entertainment has been included or cited in numerous magazines, including Velvetpark, Curve[5] and Lesbian News; in newspapers like USA Today,[6] LA Times, and Emmy Magazine; and in books like BITCHfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine, Queer Popular Culture: Literature, Media, Film, and Television, Bisexual Women: Friendship & Social Organization, and News and Sexuality: Media Portraits of Diversity.[7] Warn also wrote the introduction to the Reading the 'L' Word, a collection of essays by academics and journalists about the Showtime drama The L Word.[8]

In November 2006, Warn was honored as one of the year's "10 Amazing Gay Women in Showbiz" by non-profit organization Power Up.[9] In December 2006, she appeared on a panel with other notable LGBT actors and activists on Logo's Queer Year 2006 TV special.[10] She was one of four co-hosts on the first season of the online lesbian talk show She Said What?.[11]

Warn currently co-hosts the entertainment news video blogs She Made Me Watch This[12] and Who Thought THAT Was A Good Idea? with her partner Lori Grant, which runs weekly on AfterEllen.com.[13][14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All hail the pioneer, Sarah Warn", LesbiaNation.com, 9 March 2007.
  2. ^ "Erosion Media Execs"
  3. ^ "MTVN's Logo Acquires Three LGBT Sites", paidContent.org, 8 June 2006.
  4. ^ "365gay Joins Logo", 365gay.com, 8 June 2006
  5. ^ "TV’s Top 10 “Lesbian” Crime-Fighter Shows" Curve Magazine
  6. ^ "It's In to be Out These Days", USAtoday.com, 1 June 2003
  7. ^ "Books on Amazon.com that reference articles by Sarah Warn"
  8. ^ "Reading the L Word", 30 March 2006.
  9. ^ "10 Amazing Gay Women in Hollywood in 2006", Planetout.com, 2006.
  10. ^ 2006: The Queer Year, Logoonline.com December 2006.
  11. ^ "A Show of Their Own" SouthernVoice.com, 26 January 2006
  12. ^ "She Made Me Watch This!"
  13. ^ "Who Thought THAT Was A Good Idea?"
  14. ^ "One Word for 'L' Word: Logo" The Hollywood Reporter, 21 September 2007

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