Frontiers Media Acquired by Multimedia Platforms to Form Biggest American LGBT Media Company

The California-based company is active in digital, mobile, streaming video, print and outdoor signage and is best known as the publisher of the gay lifestyle magazine Frontiers

Multimedia Platforms has acquired Frontiers Media, the company announced Friday.

California-based Frontiers Media is active in digital, mobile, streaming video, print and outdoor signage and is best known as the publisher of the gay lifestyle magazine Frontiers, which re-launched in 2014.

Michael Turner, Frontiers Media’s current President and CEO, will become President of Multimedia Platforms’ digital media. Turner will also continue as Publisher of Frontiers magazine.

The purchase gives Multimedia Platforms an expansive reach within the LGBT markets of New York, California and Florida, spanning five brands currently publishing 3 million print copies a year.

“We now lead in three of the most populous LGBT states in the country — California, New York and Florida — and offer advertisers both national and international audiences,” Multimedia Platforms CEO Bobby Blair said in a statement. “Our combined resources allow us to double print circulation and grow our web traffic exponentially in 2016.”

Multimedia Platforms’ properties include the Florida Agenda, FunMaps, Guy magazine and Next magazine.