From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Jump to: navigation, search

Queerty is an online magazine and newspaper covering gay-oriented lifestyle and news, founded in 2005 by David Hauslaib.[1][2] As of early 2012, the site had more than one million monthly unique visitors.[3]


Queerty was started in 2005 by David Hauslaib. In 2011 Queerty briefly shut down operations [4] before being sold to new owners.[5] It is now owned and operated by GayCities[3] It is frequently referenced and quoted by mainstream media including the Los Angeles Times,[6] ABC News,[7] The New Republic,[8] Entertainment Weekly,[9] Salon,[10] San Francisco Chronicle,[11] CNET,[12] the Minneapolis Star Tribune,[13] Belfast Telegraph,[14] and Time Out New York.[15]

Newsweek called it "a leading site for gay issues".[16]


  1. ^ Barnako, Frank (16 September 2005). "Gay blog is example of Web log strength". MarketWatch. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  2. ^ Penenberg, Adam L. (22 September 2005). "Can bloggers strike it rich?". Wired. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  3. ^ a b "Queerty.com grows to more than 1 Million Unique Visitors Leading news and entertainment site grows 48% in 7 months of new ownership" (Press release). GayCities.com. 7 February 2012. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  4. ^ Towleroad http://www.towleroad.com/2011/04/lgbt-blog-queerty-closes.html |url= missing title (help). 
  5. ^ Queerty http://www.queerty.com/gaycities-welcomes-you-to-the-new-queerty-20110505 |url= missing title (help). 
  6. ^ LaGanga, Maria L. (19 June 2009). "Love triangle at San Francisco Zoo sparks debate over penguins’ sexuality". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  7. ^ Fisher, Luchina (26 September 2008). "Clay's Coming Out Turns Off Some Claymates". ABC News. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  8. ^ Kirchick, James (20 March 2008). "Gay Porn's Neocon Kingpin". CBS News. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  9. ^ Barrett, Annie (11 June 2010). "Jim Carrey gay sex scene from 'I Love You Phillip Morris' hits the Web". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  10. ^ Lloyd, Carol (19 June 2007). "Expanding the definition of discrimination". Salon. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  11. ^ Bronstein, Phil (8 December 2008). "Expanding the definition of discrimination". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  12. ^ McCarthy, Caroline (13 March 2008). "Report: Entertainment blog network Jossip is for sale". CNET. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  13. ^ Tillotson, Kristin (18 November 2009). "Should AIDS Walk ads be sexy?". Star Tribune. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  14. ^ "'No More Mr Nice Gay' as California Mormons face vote backlash". Belfast Telegraph. 8 November 2008. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  15. ^ Avery, Dan (7 July 2008). "That ain’t Rite". Time Out New York. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  16. ^ Conant, Eve (25 May 2010). "Conservatives and Gay-Rights Advocates Not Happy With 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Compromise". Newsweek. Retrieved 2014-10-29. (subscription required (help)). 

External links[edit]