Sep 6, 2011

EDGE Media Network Launches First LGBT Digital News and Lifestyle Magazine Designed for the iPad

For Immediate Release Sep 6, 2011

New York, NY - EDGE Media Network, the world’s largest LGBT news network, announces the launch of the EDGE Digital Magazine, the first lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender electronic news, entertainment and lifestyle magazine built specifically for the iPad. Available as a free download from Apple’s App Store, the EDGE Digital Magazine will be published monthly and will offer in-depth features on a range of subjects including entertainment, style, fashion, grooming, fitness, travel and technology.

The EDGE Digital Magazine joins a family of market leading gay-oriented media properties that currently serve over 1 million dedicated readers. The company operates a network of websites at EDGEontheNet.com and locally in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Dallas, Chicago, Las Vegas, Fire Island, Providence, Seattle, Washington, DC, and Provincetown. EDGE’s mobile apps for iPhones, iPods and Android devices represent the world’s largest gay news readership in the mobile marketplace.

"Our goal is to be where the LGBT community wants us to be---not only on the Web---but on social networks and mobile platforms," said EDGE Publisher David Foucher "With the advent of the iPad, readers can interactively experience magazines as never before. The EDGE Digital Magazine maximizes this experience with dynamic design and diverse content; it represents a huge leap forward for gay media."

The EDGE Digital Magazine debuts on September 6, 2011. The inaugural issue features a variety of entertaining and provocative stories, including a cover story on Nate Berkus, Oprah’s out designer whose new television show is garnering critical praise.

The EDGE Digital Magazine can be downloaded via iTunes or via the Apple App Store on iPads. For more information, go to EDGEiPad.com.

ABOUT EDGE MEDIA NETWORK:

EDGE is the largest network of local Gay, Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) news and information in the world, serving over 1 million readers each month online and on our mobile platforms. EDGE is dedicated to the delivery of local, national and world content targeted to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community in a fair, entertaining and interactive format. The EDGE web network delivers eight major channels of information, including daily news, arts & entertainment, business & finance, technology, health & fitness, style, nightlife, and travel. Additional channels provide local coverage of nightlife, shopping, plus a local business directory and calendar of events. EDGE is published across the USA at www.edgeonthenet.com and in local cities including Atlanta GA, Boston MA, New York NY, Los Angeles CA, San Francisco CA, Washington DC, Miami FL, Dallas TX, Chicago IL, Las Vegas NV, Philadelphia PA, Fort Lauderdale FL, Fire Island NY, Orlando FL, Providence RI, Seattle WA, San Diego CA, Provincetown MA, and New England. EDGE content is also accessible via apps for the iPhone/iPod (www.edgeiphone.com), Android (www.edgeandroid.com) iPad (www.edgeipad.com) as well as social media platforms Twitter @EDGEOnTheNet and on Facebook (@EDGE Media Network).

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For more information:

John Welton
Director Public Relations
415-215-8348
jwelton@edgemedianetwork.com