GaySoFla Receives LPA Nomination for Best LGBT Website

Released on: April 3, 2008, 9:07 am

Press Release Author: Gaysofla Magazine Online

Industry: Media

Press Release Summary: South Florida LGBT news, entertainment and information media
venue Gaysofla.com has been nominated for a Latino Press Award in the Best LGBT
Website category. Two of the digital magazine\'s writers were also nominated for Best
Columnist.

Press Release Body: Gaysofla.com and two of the online magazine's contributors have
been nominated for 2008 Latino Press Awards (LPA) by the editorial staff of Latino
Boys Magazine (LBM). Gaysofla.com has been nominated for the LGBT Website of the
Year award and the online media outlet's political writer Waymon Hudson and
nightlife writer George Maiko Coronado have both been nominated for the Columnist of
the Year award.

Now in its second year, the 2008 Latino Press Awards will be held at the prestigious
Lincoln Theatre in Miami Beach on Tuesday, May 13, beginning at 7:30 PM. According
to a LBM press release, the awards ceremony was created to honor members of the
media and those in the business community who have consistently supported the gay
Latino community throughout the year.

In addition to the scores of superlative category nominees being recognized, LBM
will honor Cuban-American model and television host Lili Estefan. "We are proud to
honor Lili Estefan for her years of outstanding Latin entertainment industry
journalism," said Adeilson George, publisher of LBM.

Estefan will be honored with the LPA Prestige Award for her role as co-host on the
popular Univision television show, El Gordo y la Flaca. Airing Monday through
Friday, the show features Estefan and co-host Raul De Molina dishing gossip about
the world's Latin entertainers and interviewing Spanish language media personalities
and legends.

David L. Wylie, Senior Editor for www.Gaysofla.com admits the competition in the
Website of the Year category is tough, but he's pleased the upstart e-zine was even
considered. "I know it sounds clich but it really is an honor to just be
nominated," Wylie said. "We've got a great team of talented contributors and I was
thrilled to find out that two of our writers were nominated for the Columnist of the
Year award," he added. Wylie said that he'll have to vote twice so he can cast
votes for both George and Waymon.

The 2008 Latino Press Awards will be hosted by Cachita of the Univision television
show El Gordo y la Flaca and Vixen of the LBM TV's Vix in the City. A complete list
of categories, a voting ballot and information on how to purchase tickets to the
event are all available at The Latino Press Award website (www.latinopressaward.com
).


Web Site: http://www.gaysofla.com/content/view/283/50/

Contact Details: David L. Wylie, Sr. Editor
9022 NE 8th Ave.
Miami Shores, FL 33138
786.663.5828

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