RECENT  POSTS:  » NOM spends six figures on North Carolina's Hagan/Tillis US Senate race » Idaho wedding venue can be discriminatory so long as it sticks to new business model » Sunday in Houston: Activists mad that churches were noted for their politicization head to a church—to politicize » Lisa Kudrow thinks my website title is modest, at best » Do you take this man to be your lawfully wedded mission of destruction? » MassResistance's hilarious fourteen-point plan for reinstating marriage discrimination: Get really, really nasty » Concerned Women For America finally learns to call out anti-gay rhetoric » 'Rivka Edelman' responds to me via one of the most bizarre comments I've ever read » Just going to another vendor isn't always easy, isn't good basis for sound policy » Pat Robertson: People who believe in fair nondiscrimination law are 'terrorists, radicals, and extremists'  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

11/16/2009

Dulled 'Blade', Silenced 'Voice'?

by Jeremy Hooper

This sad news is breaking this morning in the gay media world:

It is with GREAT regret that we must inform you that effective immediately, the operations of Window Media, LLC and Unite Media, LLC have closed down.

Please return to this office on WEDNESDAY, November 18th, 2009 at 11:00 AM to collect personal belongings and to receive information on your separation stipulations. Please bring boxes and/or containers that will allow you to collect all your personal belongings at one time.

Regretfully,

Steve Myers
Mike Kitchens
Southern Voice, David (and others) close, cease publication [Project Q Atlanta]

We are a community that's bleeding crucial information sources. What's going to stop it?!

**UPDATE: There was some speculation that maybe the venerable Washington Blade wouldn't be affected. Unfortunately, it has been. A truly sad day.

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

You.

Posted by: Jeff Chang | Nov 16, 2009 10:32:14 AM

I remember being 20 years old and being terrified about someone seeing me pick up an issue of the Washington Blade. And I remember being in my mid 30s when me and my favorite F.H. would sit in a coffee shop and laugh while reading out loud from the "Escorts" section of the Blade classifieds.

Even if we can't have print, we still need REPORTERS! If print really is dead, I hope blogs like this one are ready to take its place because something has to.

Posted by: Derek in DC | Nov 16, 2009 4:20:41 PM

I have read Southern Voice since I came out in college. I am truly saddened that it has closed down.

Posted by: Julie | Nov 20, 2009 1:54:07 PM

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails