Singapore Gay Magazine Finds a Safe Space

WSJ Blog, 1 Apr 2013
Element launches later this month, billing itself as the “voice of gay Asia.” Its first issue features interviews with dancers at gay clubs in Thailand and profiles of gay-friendly luxury resorts in Asia, keeping with the regional focus of the magazine. Advertisers already include fashion label Paul Smith, and Avalon, a glamorous nightclub at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands casino resort.
The bi-monthly magazine will only be available online through the Apple and Android application stores. The application is free, but each issue will cost US$1.99 .
Published by Singapore-based independent media company Epic Media, the magazine aims to have 10,000 digital subscribers and possibly a Mandarin version to tap into the Chinese market next year. Full story