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Gay Star News now live in beta testing

Gay Star News now live in beta testing

7 December 2011

New global gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender news and entertainment site,, is now live.

During our December beta testing month we are inviting opinion leaders, contacts, friends and industry insiders to take a look at the site and gain feedback. Then early in January we will go fully live to the general public.

The GSN team is headed up by experienced gay journalists and editors Tris Reid-Smith and Scott Nunn.

Tris, the editor, said: ‘We are determined to offer quality journalism with continually updated content from full and part-time journalists working around the globe.

‘And while we’re proud of the site so far, we’ve only just started investing in it. There are big improvements and additions planned and we’ve set aside a chunk of our development budget to respond to our readers’ suggestions to make Gay Star News a site they’ll use and love.’

Scott added: ‘GSN is setting out to be the best in a market where fresh ideas and quality are desperately needed by readers, advertisers, sponsors and partners. We can only become the best by listening to what people want and delivering it.

‘We’ve secured major investment to get us this far and hope you’ll want to join us and follow our progress.’

Please send your ideas and comments to [email protected]. We’d love to hear from you.

Meanwhile you can see all our contact information below, so you can get in touch with any stories you think we may want to cover or speak to us about advertising and sponsorship opportunities.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter so you can join the adventure as we build a world-beating LGBT news and entertainment website.

Scott Nunn has 10 years of experience as a photojournalist, picture editor and art director working across the media but predominantly in the gay press. He was chief photographer at Pink Paper and held the same position at Gay Times, he left in 2010 to concentrate on his freelance photography work and to start developing Gay Star News.

Tris Reid-Smith has over 10 years’ experience in the gay press. Controlling more titles than anyone else as editor-in-chief of Gay Times, Pink Paper and DIVA brands, he was voted the top journalist in the UK gay press. He was rated 100 most influential LGBT people in Britain by the Independent on Sunday’s Pink List.

The head office for Gay Star News Ltd is based in London SE1, with journalists all around the world, working around the clock.