Welcome to Project Q
Q is for queer. You already know that. Project Q and its weekly print publication Q ATLus magazine are much more.
The word itself, a slur whose power we proudly reclaim for ourselves, is our inspiration. It symbolizes a look into our diverse identities, the way we connect and associate with each other, and the prism through which we view our lives.
For gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender people, and all of those that make up our queer village, Project Q provides a distinct take on the news, information and events that impact our lives. We combine the authority of traditional journalism with the tone and sensibility of today that makes you feel right at home.
We launched Project Q Atlanta in 2008 and quickly made a splash. Readers of Southern Voice named us Best Gay Blog in 2009, and we were named Best LGBT Website or Blog in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 by readers of the GA Voice. Creative Loafing named Project Q Best Sign That Gay Media Is Still Alive in September 2010, and Fenuxe Magazine readers voted us Best LGBT News Source for 2011. What’s more, our founder Matt Hennie was named Businessman of the Year in 2010 by the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.
We aim to be a major part of your queer media diet by offering breaking news, in-depth political coverage, culture and entertainment stories and event photos. In June 2014, we expanded and took our fresh take on LGBTQ news to Houston with Project Q Houston. In November 2017, Q magazine began printing each week. During the pandemic, the magazine relaunched as Q ATLus.
And Project Q is not a one-way affair. We aim to provide an engaging experience that connects and interacts with you. There are stories to tell, and you should participate.
Like the word “queer” itself, Project Q stands for so much more. It’s a commitment to keep you informed and entertained while you go about living your life.
Veteran journalist Matt Hennie launched in September 2008. Longtime journalist Mike Fleming joined as co-publisher in 2009.
Hennie has been in journalism for 26 years. He was the editor of Southern Voice, a gay newsweekly based in Atlanta, for five years, editor of LGBT newspaper Houston Voice for two years, and was also a reporter for newspapers in metro Atlanta and South Carolina. He’s also freelanced for the Atlanta Business Chronicle and Georgia Trend magazine. Email him.
Fleming’s career spans 34 years in advertising and editorial posts at media outlets. He was Features Editor at Atlanta’s Southern Voice from 2002-2009, serving simultaneously as editor of David Atlanta magazine from 2005-2009. He was named David Atlanta editor again from 2015-2017. Previously, he was associate publisher of Houston Voice and managed advertising accounts at the Houston Post. Email him or find him on Facebook.
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