By Mariah Cooper
U.K.-based LGBTQ publication Gay Star News is closing immediately after running for eight years. Gay Star News founders Tris Reid-Smith and Scott Nunn announced the news on the website saying that the publication is “now more widely read, watched and loved by the international LGBTI audience than ever” but “our problem has been entirely financial.” BBC News LGBTQ correspondent Ben Hunter reported that Gay Star News entered insolvency and will […]
Community media is a lifeline for LGBTIQ+ people. It champions sexual and gender diversity and tells queer people their identities are valid.
Thinking of all the hard-working Gay Star News reporters whose work has provided that lifeline over the years.https://t.co/Z9gCDQbLnh
— Matthew Wade (@MatthewRWade) July 29, 2019
— John McCarthy (@JohnGeeMcCarthy) July 30, 2019
During my time at Gay Star News, I have worked with some of the most wonderful people, working on news investigations and breaking big stories, with so much love and laughter along the way. They’re now also looking for jobs:
— James Besanvalle (@JamesBesanvalle) July 30, 2019