SPANISH-LANGUAGE GAY PAPER TO LAUNCH
Posted: 5/11/2001 | By: Staff Reports
'LGNY Latino' To Serve Growing New York Market
LGNY, a biweekly lesbian and gay newspaper in New York, is
launching LGNY Latino, a monthly Spanish-language
publication with an expected distribution of 45,000 free copies.
The new publication will be inserted in LGNY's 35,000
copies, in addition to 10,000 independently distributed copies,
the newspaper said.
LGNY Latino Publisher and Editor in Chief Oriol R.
Gutierrez Jr. said the new publication is a response to the
growth of the Latino population in New York City. LGNY
founder Troy Masters will be the group publisher of both
LGNY and LGNY Latino.
Gutierrez, a first generation Cuban American and journalist, said
some articles in the new publication would appear in both Spanish
and English. "Many gay Latinos do not read or speak Spanish, even
though they identify with the culture," he said.
Gutierrez said the new publication will share some content with
LGNY, but that the majority of LGNY Latino would be
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