Andy Towle

American blogger and media commentator based in New York City
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Andy Towle
Andy Towle on the Great South Bay of Long Island.jpg
Andy Towle on the Great South Bay of Long Island.
Nationality American
Alma mater Vassar College
Occupation Blogger and media commentator
Partner(s) David Grant
Website towleroad.com

Andy Towle /ˈtl/) is an American blogger and media commentator based in New York City. Towle, who is gay, started his blog Towleroad in 2003.[1][2] The blog focuses on gays, pop culture, photography, politics, media, entertainment, technology, and travel.

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BackgroundEdit

He holds two B.A.s from Vassar College in Art History and English. He was awarded the W.K. Rose Fellowship in the Creative Arts by Vassar, a Wallace Stegner graduate fellowship at Stanford University, and two writing fellowships at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. While in Provincetown he produced poetry, and worked as a pool boy and a bartender at The Boatslip. After moving to New York in 1992, he became a bartender and later a manager at the 1990s Chelsea gay bar Splash. He returned to New York in 2004 after living first in Hong Kong (where he was for several years partnered with Amazing Race winner Chip Arndt) and later in Los Angeles.

CareerEdit

 
Towle was one of the organizers of a large New York City demonstration against California Proposition 8.[3]

Towle used to be the editor in chief of Genre magazine,[4] a North American gay men's lifestyle publication, and editor at large for The Out Traveler,[5] an American gay travel quarterly.

Towle's poetry appeared in The Paris Review in 2001,[citation needed] and in Poetry Magazine on many occasions from 1988 through 1997.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Towleroad". Crunchbase. Retrieved 26 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Here Publishing (6 June 2006). The Advocate. Here Publishing. pp. 20–. ISSN 0001-8996. 
  3. ^ NYC Protest and Civil Rights March Opposing Proposition 8, Andy Towle, Towelroad.com, November 13, 2008; accessed November 14, 2008.
  4. ^ Jim Buzinksi; Cyd Zeigler (2007). The Outsports Revolution. Alyson. ISBN 978-1-59350-005-4. 
  5. ^ "Andy Towle". The Maynard Institute. Retrieved 26 June 2016. 

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