About us

LGBTQ San Diego County News prides itself on presenting fair, balanced, accurate, informative and entertaining stories on to its readers so they can stay informed on what’s happening in the LGBTQ+ community.

LGBTQ San Diego County News offers fresh and provocative content for LGBTQ+ men, women, non-binary and their invaluable network of friends and allies. The newspaper strives to deliver news and information most relevant to the lives of community-minded gay San Diegans – those who are passionate about their homes, health, families, future and community. LGBTQ San Diego County News is printed ever first Friday of the month, with regular online updates and exclusive web content. 

LGBTQ San Diego County News includes local and national news, insightful social and political commentary, humor, with art, film, theater, and dining reviews, travel stories, fitness and well-being tips, home improvement, gay parenting issues, LGBT history, fun and functional tech advice, business information and more.

LGBTQ San Diego News is the only local LGBTQ+ & minority owned business enterprise newspaper in San Diego County. 

MARKET COVERAGE: 11,500+ MONTHLY PRINT READERSHIP  

Serving San Diego County, we distribute almost 5,000 copies of LGBTQ San Diego County News per issue to more than 120 newspaper racks and high-traffic locations.

WEBSITE TRAFFIC: 19,600+ MONTHLY ONLINE PAGE VIEWS

SOCIAL MEDIA: 15,000+ FOLLOWERS ACROSS OUR SPECTRUM OF SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

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PUBLISHER

Eddie Reynoso

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EDITOR IN CHIEF

Morgan Hurley

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COMMUNITY EDITOR

Benjamin Cartwright

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GRAPHIC DESIGN

Jerod Thompson

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SALES

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858.886.9458

STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER / COLUMNIST

Big Mike Phillips

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619.807.7324

SENIOR COLUMNIST

Nicole Murray Ramirez

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619.241.5672

WEB AND SOCIAL MEDIA

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NATIONAL ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVE 

Rivendell Media– The oldest and most established LGBT Media Rep firm in America. Rivendell Media represents 95% of all LGBT and HIV/AIDS publications, websites and digital properties in the US and Canada.

DISTRIBUTION

LGBTQ San Diego County News is distributed free every first Friday of the month to over 120 locations throughout San Diego County by Pinky’s Distribution. 

OPINION/LETTERS

LGBTQ San Diego County News encourages letters to the editor and guest editorials. Please email them directly to [email protected] and include your name, phone number and address for verification. We reserve the right to edit letters for brevity and accuracy. Letters and guest editorials do not necessarily reflect the views of the publishers or staff.

SUBMISSION/NEWS TIPS

Press releases and story ideas are welcomed. Send press releases, tips, photos or story ideas to [email protected]. For breaking news and investigative story ideas, contact the editor by phone or email.

EDITOR’S NOTE

The opinions written in this publication’s advertorial, editorial and opinion pages are the author’s own and does not necessarily represent the opinions of the staff and/or publisher of LGBTQ San Diego County News. The newspaper and its staff should be held harmless of liability or damages.

PUBLISHING

LGBTQ San Diego County News is published by MGW Media, LLC. 

Eddie Reynoso, President & CEO

MGW Media, LLC

dba LGBTQ San Diego County News

P.O. Box 34664

San Diego, CA 92163

PUBLISHERS EMERITUS

Terry Sidie, Publisher Emeritus: LGBTQ San Diego County News (2019-2023)

Nicole Murray Ramirez, Associate Publisher Emeritus: LGBTQ San Diego County News (2019-2023)

David Manis, Publisher Emeritus: Gay San Diego (2009-2019)

PROUD MEMBERS OF:

 

 

 

EQUALITY BUSINESS ALLIANCE – San Diego’s LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center 

DESERT BUSINESS ASSOCIATION– The LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce of the Coachella Valley. 

ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY PUBLISHERS– The Association of Community Publishers represents community publications from coast to coast, reaching millions of homes on a weekly, biweekly or monthly basis. These publications are united in providing the best advertising coverage to their clients and valuable advertising information to their strong and loyal readership base.

FUNDING PROVIDED BY:

    

 

 

This publication was supported in part with funding provided by the State of California, and administered by the California State Library.  Additional grant funding provided by the City Of San Diego.

Copyright © 2023 LGBTQ San Diego County News

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