Aug 27, 2012

Southern Nevada Association of Pride and EDGE Media Network Announce Free Las Vegas Pride App Available for iPhone

For Immediate Release Aug 27, 2012

The Southern Nevada Association of Pride announced today that the official Las Vegas Gay Pride iOS App is now available as a free download from the iTunes App Store. The app, a joint development effort with EDGE Media Network, will allow iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad users to view up-to-the-minute information about Las Vegas’ annual Gay Pride Parade, Festival and associated events.

"We are excited to launch our Las Vegas iPhone app and make it part of our social media network," said Ernest Yuen, president of Las Vegas Pride. "I think it is important to be in touch with everyone in our communite and communicate the latest events and news going on in our organization."

The app includes news stories, event listings, interactive maps, sponsor and hotel listings, plus photos from official photographers and revelers at the yearly event. Developer EDGE Media Network is the largest network of local Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) news and entertainment portals in the world, serving about 1 million dedicated readers from a variety of metropolitan areas around the United States and beyond.



"Gay Pride is going mobile," asserted David Foucher, chief executive officer of EDGE. "These new platforms bring information and interactivity directly to the LGBT public who are celebrating at Las Vegas Pride; they can upload their own photos and get late breaking news. We’re thrilled to launch this innovative product with the Southern Nevada Association of Pride, and we can’t wait to see how Las Vegas takes the party to their phones."

Las Vegas Pride includes a variety of social events already underway, and the celebration culminates in a nighttime parade on September 7th and a festival on September 8th. The iOS app is immediately available for iOS mobile devices from the iTunes App Store.

ABOUT EDGE MEDIA NETWORK:

EDGE is the largest network of local Gay, Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) news and information in the world, serving over 1 million dedicated readers each month online and on our mobile platforms. We are dedicated to the delivery of local, national and world content targeted to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community in a fair, entertaining and interactive format. Our sites deliver eight major channels of information to our readers, including daily news, arts & entertainment, business & finance, technology, health & fitness, style, nightlife, and travel. Additional channels provide local coverage of nightlife, shopping, plus a local business directory and calendar of events. We publish across the USA at www.edgeonthenet.com and in local city markets in Atlanta GA, Boston MA, New York NY, Los Angeles CA, San Francisco CA, Washington DC, Miami FL, Dallas TX, Chicago IL, Las Vegas NV, Philadelphia PA, Fort Lauderdale FL, Fire Island NY, Orlando FL, Providence RI, Seattle WA, San Diego CA, Provincetown MA, and New England. You can also access content via our gay mobile device apps (www.edgeiphone.com), (www.edgeandroid.com), Twitter @EDGEOnTheNet and on Facebook (@EDGE Media Network).

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For more information:

John Welton
Director Public Relations
415-215-8348
jwelton@edgemedianetwork.com