MileHighGayGuy Named Denver's Best LGBTQ Blog in 3rd Annual Denver #WebAwards

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  • Denver, CO (1888PressRelease) December 18, 2012 - was recently named Best Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Blog in the 2012 Denver #WebAwards presented by Westword. Candidates were nominated by Westword's readership and winners were chosen by a panel of judges.

    "MileHighGayGuy has been holding it down as the premier resource for LGBTQ information and events since 2007," said Westword. "Once run solely by creator Drew Wilson, the Colorado-centric site has recently expanded, with a cadre of contributors who provide relevant political, social and entertaining content daily, with an inclusive mission and a stellar viewpoint."

    The viewpoint MileHighGayGuy represents is that of a community that has seen itself completely transformed over the past two decades. Once known as "The Hate State" after the passage of 1992's anti-gay Amendment 2, Colorado has made strides to become one of the most progressive states in the country in terms of LGBTQ rights and equality. Home to one of the country's oldest and largest Gay Pride events (Denver PrideFest), Colorado offers a collection of laws ( that protect and enrich the lives of LGBTQ people and recently made national headlines with the selection of Rep. Mark Ferrandino as the first openly gay Speaker of the House in the Colorado State Legislature.

    "I'm deeply honored to be recognized in this way and proud to have been a part of a strong LGBTQ community that has grown and accomplished so much over the years," says Drew Wilson. "I am fortunate and grateful to be able to work in and for the community that I love and doing the work I'm passionate about. I couldn't imagine doing anything else." has been featured in Instinct magazine, the Denver Post, and Out Front Colorado and on,,,, and numerous other websites. In addition to the Denver 2012 #WebAwards, MileHIghGayGuy was also named Best Blog/Blogger in the 2010, 2011, and 2012 OUTstanding Awards.

    A nationally recognized expert on LGBT issues, Drew Wilson has appeared on The CW2, ABC 7News, Studio 12 and Colorado Inside Out, and has been widely quoted in the media, including in the Denver Post, Westword, and The Associated Press. Wilson has worked in radio, co-hosting a gay-themed two-hour weekly news and entertainment program for Clear Channel Communications and as a correspondent for KGNU Community Radio, and on television as a correspondent for The Lambda Report and Colorado OutSpoken, America's longest running LGBT television news and information source.

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