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Introducing the 8th Hero of Pride!
In celebration of the NYC arrival of WorldPride 2019, The Mixx is honoring 12 individuals who are making a difference in the lives of the LGBTQ community. Their 8th Pride Hero is Rondu Vincent, Supplier Diversity Director at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), and LGBTQ ally.
January 22, 2019
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   #GayPride
   #LGBTBiz
"Empowering" LGBT+ STEMinar celebrates diversity in science"Empowering" LGBT+ STEMinar celebrates diversity in science
The fourth LGBT+ STEMinar was held at the Institute of Physics in London on Friday 11 January, bringing together LGBT+ researchers across science, technology, engineering and maths to share their research and discuss challenges facing the LGBT+ community. Started in 2016, the LGBT+ STEMinar series aims to showcase work from diverse fields and encourage collaborations between different departments,...
January 22, 2019
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   #GayTech
Alice Derock – Women Empowerment with Strength, Beauty and Spirit
The story of Alice Derock makes for a great women empowerment narrative – a story that captures the strength, beauty and spirit of our gifted LGBTQ+ individuals who give our community its heart. What makes Derock’s journey interesting is not only her incredible rise to success in a male dominated industry but also how, with Wet For Her (WFH),  she is breaking the stigma and taboo on sex toys, and ...
January 21, 2019
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   #Lesbian
Gay Times Announces New CEO in Reflection of Changing Media Landscape
Tag Warner will take over from James Frost as CEO of Gay Times in what will be an exciting year for the global LGBTQ media brand.
January 10, 2019
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   #LGBTBiz
First Global LGBTQ Streaming Network Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on SeedInvest
First global LGBTQ+ streaming network, Revry, makes investing in the queer community a family affair by launching an equity crowdfunding campaign on SeedInvest. Revry’s streaming network brings the queer experience to the world through its diverse mix of films, series, music, podcasts and originals. Revry is committed to inclusion and creating a space for all voices in the LGBTQ+ community to be s...
January 09, 2019
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   #GayMovies
TBWA tool wants to connect agencies with diverse vendors
'OneSandbox' is a membership-based search platform created by TBWA to find diverse and women-owned creative vendors.
January 09, 2019
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   #GayAdvertising
   #LGBTBiz
LGBTQfronts Announces Slay TV to Present during LGBTQ Week NYC & World Pride 2019 - QPOC Multimedia Platform & Ad Agency
SLAY is a multi-platform media company and advertising agency specializing in the people-of-color, queer, and trans communities. As an umbrella brand, we offer a wide range of media products and compelling content across media channels as diverse as TV, mobile, digital, audio, and print, with core media offerings that appeal to a global audience. Our branded properties consist of SLAY TV, SLAY Now...
January 08, 2019
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   #GayNYC
   #QPOC
   #GayEvents
Lexus Designs First-Ever UX for the Modern Urban Explorer
National marketing campaign titled "The New Frontier" debuts dynamic, city-centric crossover... Today Lexus unveils a new marketing campaign, including LGBTQ, to launch the first-ever 2019 UX, a luxury compact crossover. Originally released as a concept in 2016, the UX was deliberately designed and engineered for the city and the "modern urban explorer" — those seeking a fresh,...
January 05, 2019
   #GayWheels
2019 Diversity & Inclusion Conference Philadelphia
Early Bird rates are now available for the 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Conference! This is an education summit to learn new innovative, forward-thinking #diversity, #equity and #inclusion approaches. Learn more and register at diphilly.com. #2019DIPHILLY #Philadelphia
December 29, 2018
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   #LGBTBiz
Introducing our 7th Hero of Pride!  Patrik Gallineaux
In celebration of the NYC arrival of WorldPride 2019, The Mixx is honoring 12 individuals who are making a difference in the lives of the LGBTQ community. Their 7th Pride Hero is Patrik Gallineaux, LGBT Manager and Ambassador for Stoli Group USA, and fabulous fun enthusiast.
December 18, 2018
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   #GayBars
   #GayEvents
Ben Hunte named first LGBT correspondent for BBC News
He currently presents What's New? - the BBC's first TV programme and digital service for children in Africa, and will begin his new role in January. Hunte, who has also presented LGBT-themed programmes on BBC Radio, said the job was "a dream come true".
December 14, 2018
   #GayLondon
   #LGBTYouth
   #LGBTBiz
LGBTQFronts announcing Glitterbomb from LATV, representing the QLatinx World in New York in June 2019
Glitterbomb is an explosive pop-culture talk show hosted by an all gay Latinx Hollywood insider panel featuring Patrick Gomez, Alexander Rodriguez, and Enrique Sapene. Their queer Latinx perspective drizzled with wit, humor and first-hand insight into A-lister life gives Glitterbomb a festive and unique flavor that everyone can enjoy! Combining their experience in acting, radio and journalism ther...
December 11, 2018
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   #GayMovies
LGBT Great launches industry inclusion tracker
The investment industry LGBT+ inclusivity organisation backed by Fidelity, T. Rowe Price, Legal & General Investment Management, St. James's Place and Northern Trust, has launched a tool analysing the industry's inclusion progress.
November 30, 2018
   #GayLondon
   #LGBTBiz
The Story Behind the Nation's First Standalone LGBTQ+ Accelerator, Which Graduates Its 20th Startup Today
StartOut Growth Lab is billed as the first standalone, brick-and-mortar accelerator focusing entirely on LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs.
November 30, 2018
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   #LGBTBiz
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Malta LGBT+ Tourism Conference 2018
Pink Banana Media was proud to be a part of, and support, the first LGBT+ Tourism Summit in Malta, which attracted the participation of the country's Minister for European Affairs and Equality, the Hon. Dr. Helena Dalli. International experts discussed market developments, new marketing strategies and the economic prospects for Malta, the top-rated country on the ILGA Europe Rainbow Map and Index ...
November 29, 2018
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   #GayTravel
Raw London wins PrideAM's LGBT ad competition
The free-to-enter competition asks adland to reinvent a mainstream ad campaign for a LGBT+ audience, to highlight the debate around diversity and inclusion in marketing.
November 28, 2018
   #GayLondon
   #GayPride
   #LGBTBiz
PCMA Ascent: Dave Jefferys on the LGBT Meetings & Events Community
Meet David Jefferys, president of Altus Agency, and founder of the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBTMPA). He saw a growing number of LGBT meeting professionals and helped them become a formal organization to “increase the visibility of the impact that the LGBT community has on meetings and events.”
November 28, 2018
   #GayPhilly
   #LGBTBiz
Eboné F. Bell Talks Building Queer Magazine, Tagg, From The Ground Up
Bell wanted to see more women represented in LGBT magazines, especially women of color. She wanted to see more trans people and bisexual women as well. So she founded Tagg Magazine, a publication that spotlights, as its tagline reads, “Everything Lesbian, Queer, and Under the Rainbow.”
November 10, 2018
   #GayDC
   #QPOC
   #LGBTBiz
   #Lesbian
Silicon Valley Wouldn't Give Her Money, So This 'Proud Gay Black' Founder Went to New York City
Heather Hiles, founder of Pathbrite, an education technology company, wants to help founders find the right investors--and be prepared to sell to them.
November 08, 2018
   #GayNYC
   #QPOC
   #LGBTBiz

LGBTQ Media - Power, Performance & Perception

A lot has evolved over the years when it comes to LGBTQ online media. In this blog post, we take a deeper dive into the evolution of website traffic and where it comes from, ranging from bookmarked li...
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November 05, 2018

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'It's great to be niche. It also sucks': inside the grind of queer publishing
For queer publishers, life can be tough: despite the corporate love of all things LGBTQ, there’s no money in it
October 31, 2018
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Nielsen's Pledge To LGBT Homes: We Want Your Data
As part of "its commitment to reflect important demographic and household characteristics in its National TV panel," Nielsen has revealed that it will expand its reporting capabilities to identify same gender spouses and partners and their households.
October 27, 2018
   GLAAD
   #LGBTBiz
How Bernadette Smith, Founder Of Equality Institute, Trains Businesses To Treat People Better
Bernadette Smith’s mission in life has always been to help people feel safer. It’s why she founded Equality Institute, which holds trainings for corporations around how to make LGBTQ customers and employees most comfortable.
October 24, 2018
   #GayChicago
   #LGBTBiz
Introducing Our Fifth Hero of Pride! Keith Douglas
In celebration of the NYC arrival of WorldPride 2019, The Mixx is honoring 12 individuals who are making a difference in the lives of the LGBTQ community. Our fifth Pride Hero is Keith Douglas, Managing Director for One World Observatory and Broadway enthusiast.
October 22, 2018
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   #LGBTBiz




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