Company Profile

Here Media Inc., produces and distributes niche content across all platforms worldwide. Here Media’s iconic brands distribute gay media and world cinema programming with universal, humanistic appeal. Its distribution platforms include television, VOD, broadband, online, print, and mobile. It earns subscription, advertising, and licensing revenue from its award-winning content.

Here Media owns and operates a variety of media assets, including here! TV, iconic print brands The Advocate, Out, and HIV Plus, the Alyson Books publishing division, and online properties including,,, and

Celebrating over 40 years, The Advocate and serve as the world’s leading gay news source. The magazine reports monthly on news, politics, business, medical issues, fine arts, and entertainment, while the website keeps readers abreast on breaking news and current events. Out, the world’s leading gay fashion and lifestyle brand, offers the latest trends and service information for the highly evolved and active LGBT consumer. provides further information for the trendsetting gay audience. Since 1998, HIV Plus magazine has been dedicated to enhancing and enriching the experiences of its readers through its focus on Health, Spirit, Culture, and Life.

Alyson Books, the world’s oldest and most recognized LGBT book publishing house, publishes a diverse mix of groundbreaking LGBT titles, including the children’s books Heather Has Two Mommies and Daddy’s New Roommate; the first black gay anthologies, In the Life and Brother to Brother; and the S/M classics Coming to Power and Leatherfolk.

Here Media’s features award-winning video content covering topics such as pop culture, politics, travel, finance, style, health, and activism, as well as comprehensive social networking capabilities., the world’s fastest-growing site for women gay, straight, and in between—provides exclusive, informative content spanning such topics as pop culture, politics, travel, health, and lifestyle. In addition, hosts a dynamic mix of uncensored blogging and video blogging personalities.

Paul Colichman is Chief Executive Officer of Here Media and Stephen P. Jarchow is Chairman. Together, they have produced and/or distributed over 200 motion pictures, including Academy Award® winners Gods and Monsters and Departures.

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