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They’re Here, They’re Queer, They’re Nominated For Young Australian Of The Year

They’re Here, They’re Queer, They’re Nominated For Young Australian Of The Year | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

Honouring Australians who make us proud, the Australian of the Year Awards celebrate the achievements and contributions of inspiring Australians.

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With finalists from all over the country announced yesterday, two prominent gay Australians stood out in the 2017 category for Young Australian of the Year; musician, performer, YouTube personality and social activist Troye Sivan, and diversity and inclusion champion Jason Ball.

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With finalists from all over the country announced yesterday, two prominent gay Australians stood out in the 2017 category for Young Australian of the Year; musician, performer, YouTube personality and social activist Troye Sivan, and diversity and inclusion champion Jason Ball.

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Researchers hope virtual reality goggles could increase empathy for LGBTQ+ people

Researchers hope virtual reality goggles could increase empathy for LGBTQ+ people | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

Some say immersive 3D films can create an "empathy machine" to benefit marginalized groups, but others are skeptical.

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The TikTok Lesbian Bar Drama, Explained

The TikTok Lesbian Bar Drama, Explained | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

A TikTok creator posted about a bad experience with a lesbian bar patron. Then the woman responded.

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15 Best Gay Dating Sites and Apps of 2024

15 Best Gay Dating Sites and Apps of 2024 | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

Some of the leading dating apps and sites for the LGBTQ community include Grindr Inc. (NYSE:GRND), Archer, and Adam4Adam. Let’s discuss some recent updates from these companies. 

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World of Wonder expands original podcast offerings

World of Wonder expands original podcast offerings | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

World of Wonder this week announced the expansion of WOW Podcast Network, with the acquisition of actor Daniel Franzese’s hit podcast Yass, Jesus! and the launch and renewal of a slate of new shows including returning favourites Homophilia, Night Fever and And Just Like Matt, and the launch of highly anticipated podcast I Feel Love […]

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The Evolution of LGBTQ+ Online Dating

The Evolution of LGBTQ+ Online Dating | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

From casual hook-ups to friendships to meeting the love of your life, LGBTQ+ online dating was created out of a need for community.

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How To Use TikTok For Dating, According To People Who've Pulled It Off

How To Use TikTok For Dating, According To People Who've Pulled It Off | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

TikTok isn’t designed for flirting, but it does have a few features that can make finding a date actually enjoyable... “I have given up on using Hinge and now am only using TikTok to find women. Also, I would say that TikTok is already a dating app for gay/bisexual girls, especially Gen Z.”

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'Mean Gays' Skit Has Gay Guys Flashing Back To Their Worst Hookups

This TikTok is too brutal.

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Instagram Is Blocking LGBTQ+ Accounts: Report

Some queer content creators report receiving notifications that their content was “non-recommendable.”

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Digital Empowerment: How Gay Chat Sites Are Fostering Acceptance and Connection

Digital Empowerment: How Gay Chat Sites Are Fostering Acceptance and Connection | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

In the digital age, as people across the globe seek out authentic human connections and understanding, chat sites have emerged as a critical conduit for community building and acceptance. Within this framework, gay chat sites have been instrumental in creating safe spaces for the LGBTQ+ community. These platforms are not just about conversation—they’re about validation, […]

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Pioneering LGBTQ+ Network Revry Adapts To Changing Streaming, Cultural Moment

Pioneering LGBTQ+ Network Revry Adapts To Changing Streaming, Cultural Moment | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

Amid a tumultuous time for LGBTQ+ people, streaming service Revry connects that ardent audience for shows such as 'Pride Ball' with big advertisers in a brand-safe way.

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6 Captivating LGBTQ+ Podcasts to Queue Up This Summer

6 Captivating LGBTQ+ Podcasts to Queue Up This Summer | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

Celebrate the end of Pride Month with these podcasts focused on the LGBTQ+ experience

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The Advocate Channel Takes Iconic Magazine to Digital TV

The Advocate Channel Takes Iconic Magazine to Digital TV | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

The legacy LGBTQ+ publication is ready for its next act: a 24/7 network.

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'Them': A Digital Platform for the Entire LGBTQ+ Community

'Them': A Digital Platform for the Entire LGBTQ+ Community | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

Sarah Burke, editor-in-chief of Them, spoke with Cheddar News about how its digital magazine offers a different setting for the LGBTQ+ community from other magazines. "From the very beginning, the intention was to create a platform that had a foundation of inclusivity and intersectionality across the entire LGBTQ+ spectrum," Burke said.

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How Archer Is Building a Community for LGBTQ+ Men

How Archer Is Building a Community for LGBTQ+ Men | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

The app partnered with advocacy group GLAAD to ensure it reflects today's queer community.

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TikTok's lesbian bar drama explained

TikTok's lesbian bar drama explained | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

If you've been on TikTok this week you have likely seen ongoing discourse featuring a straight woman, a lesbian, and a lesbian bar. But if you're confused on what's been going on, let us catch you up. The story begins on January 21, when creator Lexi Stout posted a video detailing her experience as a straight woman in a lesbian bar on a recen

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Connor Jessup and two gay dinosaurs are spreading queer joy all over the world

Connor Jessup and two gay dinosaurs are spreading queer joy all over the world | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

The Locke & Key star has teamed up with close friend Sebastian Croft to create Queer Was Always Here, an initiative aimed at helping LGBTQIA+ refugees and displaced people.

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Dylan Mulvaney and Phillip Picardi on Girlhood, Content Creation and More at Teen Vogue Summit 2023

Dylan Mulvaney and Phillip Picardi on Girlhood, Content Creation and More at Teen Vogue Summit 2023 | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

The panel included reflection on Mulvaney's exponential success, future dreams and status as an “it girl.”

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Deal Dive: The future of social media is vertical

Deal Dive: The future of social media is vertical | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

While many startups are looking to be the next Twitter, those targeting specific communities may find a better outcome.

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Dylan Mulvaney Says Going Viral on TikTok Was Both Good and Bad Following Bud Light Fiasco

Dylan Mulvaney Says Going Viral on TikTok Was Both Good and Bad Following Bud Light Fiasco | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

Dylan Mulvaney gets candid about her unique experiences on TikTok after her viral Bud Light promos while at Kathy Griffin's salon event.

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TikTok has become a digital home for LGBTQ+ users

TikTok has become a digital home for LGBTQ+ users | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

TikTok and GAY TIMES joined forces to spotlight and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community.

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Growing up Gay in the Age of Google Maps, Grindr and ChatGPT

Growing up Gay in the Age of Google Maps, Grindr and ChatGPT | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

I have no sense of direction after using Google Maps for 15 years; I can’t flirt because of Grindr; now I wonder what ChatGPT will render vestigial.

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eharmony launches new features for LGBTQ users

eharmony launches new features for LGBTQ users | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

The longtime dating platform is trying to improve the experience for LGBTQ daters.

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TikTokers Recreate Iconic 'Spider-Man' Kiss, But Make It Gay

Eat your heart out, Tobey Maguire.

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What Dylan Mulvaney, Bud Light taught us about online hate, queer joy

What Dylan Mulvaney, Bud Light taught us about online hate, queer joy | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

It's Pride Month and there's a rise in anti-LGBTQ speech and legislation. How can influencers share their joy online while protecting their peace?

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On social media, he pretended to be a gay Haredi

On social media, he pretended to be a gay Haredi | LGBTQ+ New Media | Scoop.it

In the context of Haredi Judaism, his social media presence was nothing short of shocking — an Israeli man, in Haredi garb and payyos, peacocking as an out gay man on TikTok.

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