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Grindr and Other Gay Dating Apps Want to Create Connections Outside of the Bedroom

Grindr and Other Gay Dating Apps Want to Create Connections Outside of the Bedroom | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Why Grindr and others are trying to be more than just hookup apps.

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Top 25 LGBT Blogs Awarded 'Loud & Proud' During Pride Month by STDcheck.com

Top 25 LGBT Blogs Awarded 'Loud & Proud' During Pride Month by STDcheck.com | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

STDcheck.com, a leading online STD testing provider, has released its list of the Top 25 LGBT blogs and websites with "The Loud & Proud" award. Featured sites were chosen and ranked based on writing that focuses on spreading understanding and love, and promoting visibility and inclusivity. STDcheck.com's Top 25 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender list is loaded with a wide variety of perspectives, from parents raising an LGBT child to being an LGBT parent, as well as bloggers who have been out for decades and those focused on globally ending violence and laws that discriminate against the LGBT community.

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Millennials influenced as much by YouTube as web reviews for travel decisions

Millennials influenced as much by YouTube as web reviews for travel decisions | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Young travellers find themselves motivated by video content and online reviews in equal measures when selecting products for a trip. Research by Phocuswright found that the influence on an 18 to 34-year-old’s travel decisions in both categories (both web reviews and videos) came in at about 30%, compared to those influenced by pictures and videos by friends or travel brands.


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George Michael honored in Polish LGBT campaign video

George Michael honored in Polish LGBT campaign video | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
Polish gay celebrities turn to the late singer George Michael in a campaign against homophobia.
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Nearly Half of Tourism Boards Think Working With Influencers Is a Good Idea

Nearly Half of Tourism Boards Think Working With Influencers Is a Good Idea | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
Last week we launched the latest report in our Skift Research service, The State of Destination Marketing 2017 accompanied by our comprehensive Data Sheet:

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Too gay for YouTube? New restrictions target LGBT videos

Too gay for YouTube? New restrictions target LGBT videos | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
When local YouTube icon David Levitz opened his Twitter account on the morning of March 19, he was drawn into the spiral of YouTubers blasting…
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David meets... W | Bear

David meets... W | Bear | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
There’s a new bear app that’s taking the community by storm, W | Bear. It’s a cross between a dating app and Instagram and we love it!  I had a chance of catching up with the Xavier and Patrick the CEOs and creators of W | Bear to discuss where the idea came from and …
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Tegan and Sara, Tyler Oakley blast YouTube 'restricted mode' blocking of LGBT content

Tegan and Sara, Tyler Oakley blast YouTube 'restricted mode' blocking of LGBT content | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
YouTube says it's looking into concerns about the company's current "Restricted Mode" — a voluntary feature aimed at blocking mature or potentially inappropriate material, but which some users say is seemingly indiscriminately filtering out content by and about the LGBT community.
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YouTube's Restricted Mode Is Hiding Some LGBT Content

YouTube's Restricted Mode Is Hiding Some LGBT Content | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
Anyone who’s ever visited YouTube and ventured into the comments knows that the site struggles with how to deal with offensive content, and now it seems one of its content filtering features might have gone a bit too far. Over the past few days, several LGBT vloggers have accused YouTube of hiding their material through the “Restricted Mode” feature.
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myGwork and Willis Towers Watson give students access to LGBT leaders and unlock their potential during a networking event

myGwork and Willis Towers Watson give students access to LGBT leaders and unlock their potential during a networking event | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
myGwork, the LGBT professional network, and Willis Towers Watson give students access to LGBT leaders and unlock their potential during a networking event
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YouTube Pulls Controversial Music Video With Graphic Gay Sex After It Racked Up 700,000 Views

YouTube Pulls Controversial Music Video With Graphic Gay Sex After It Racked Up 700,000 Views | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
Brendan Maclean defends "House of Air" as art: "This was never a 'marketable' idea, but it was an original one that I cared about. Was it for everyone? Absolutely not. Has it been the most success I've had with anything ever? Absolutely."
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20 influential Millennials working in Arizona

20 influential Millennials working in Arizona | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
These 20 Millennials are making waves in Arizona's economy, they're Az Business magazine's 2017 Influential Millennials.
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Dr. Randy S. Gelow II specializes in LGBT medicine, including the treatment of HIV, PrEP and transgender hormone medicine. He incorporates humor, empathy and shared decision making into healthcare.

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Microsoft shows LGBT pride with Skype

Microsoft shows LGBT pride with Skype | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

June is LGBT pride month. If you aren't familiar with the acronym, it stands for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender. During this month, not only do LGBT people show pride in themselves, but people that love and support them show it too.

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Delta Painted Exotic Locales on a Brooklyn Wall for Singles to Snap Selfies Like They're World Travelers

Delta Painted Exotic Locales on a Brooklyn Wall for Singles to Snap Selfies Like They're World Travelers | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
The ‘Delta Dating Wall’ is a partnership with Tinder.
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In celebration of National Pride month, MeUndies enlisted LGBT influencers for their new campaign

In celebration of National Pride month, MeUndies enlisted LGBT influencers for their new campaign | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
For the month of June, MeUndies will be celebrating National LGBT Pride Month by donating proceeds to the Los Angeles LGBT Center.
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Twitter is incorrectly guessing the gender of trans users — and they aren't having it

Twitter is incorrectly guessing the gender of trans users — and they aren't having it | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
Transgender Twitter users aren't pleased the platform has been guessing their genders -- and often incorrectly.
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VIP Lounge: Randy Rainbow

VIP Lounge: Randy Rainbow | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
If There’s One Silver Lining To the 2016 election, it’s at least four more years worth of Randy Rainbow’s raucous political parody songs.
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LGBTQ site relaunches with more coming-out stories

LGBTQ site relaunches with more coming-out stories | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Coming out is such an individual story — each person has a unique tale to recount — but there are also shared realizations about truth, freedom and being one's authentic self. Being able to tell your story and read and learn from others is the mission of Coming Out, a nonprofit, open-source online library of stories by and for the LGBTQ community.

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YouTube is going to teach teens how to spot fake news by running workshops

YouTube is going to teach teens how to spot fake news by running workshops | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
The programme comes in the wake of recent criticisms over YouTube's restriction of diverse content
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People are quitting LiveJournal in droves after Russian owners ban political, LGBTQ talk

People are quitting LiveJournal in droves after Russian owners ban political, LGBTQ talk | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
LiveJournal is saying goodbye to some of its biggest users.
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Pink Triangle Press acquires popular gay dating app GuySpy

Pink Triangle Press acquires popular gay dating app GuySpy | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
Pink Triangle Press has acquired GuySpy, an online social network for gay men, in a deal announced today. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
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Trump Era Threats to LGBT Rights Must ‘Wake People Up,’ YouTube Star Todrick Hall Says (Video)

Trump Era Threats to LGBT Rights Must ‘Wake People Up,’ YouTube Star Todrick Hall Says (Video) | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Prolific content maker, YouTube star and documentary subject Todrick Hall spins high-quality, independently financed creations for his fans — many of whom identify as LGBT. “It’s beautiful to see allies, people fighting for LGBTQ rights, men fighting for women’s rights and people who are Americans fighting for foreigners,” he said.

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Hornet Merges Content, Events and Stories onto Gay Social App

Hornet Merges Content, Events and Stories onto Gay Social App | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

For the first time ever a Gay Social Network brings content together as one complete package.

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Transgender YouTube Star Gigi Gorgeous Is Ready for Her Close-Up. But Are We?

Transgender YouTube Star Gigi Gorgeous Is Ready for Her Close-Up. But Are We? | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it
Awkward teen Greg Lazzarato’s transition to transgender YouTube superstar is the subject of a new documentary. Gigi Gorgeous herself sits with the Beast to relive the journey.
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