When Evolve Media bought AfterEllen inI became editor-in-chief and more involved with speaking to the straight sales team about how to market to and for the lesbian community. At the same time, local and regional publications began to pop up in major metropolitan areas: LGBT media was born out of a necessity for information sharing and accountability; now, placing an ad for just any corporation who suddenly finds value in our specific spaces should come with a lot of other considerations. Its advertising base was largely small queer-owned businesses and sex toy shops. Although Original Plumbing created merch and threw successful events to help offset printing costs, the copublishers are still in the red.
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