Miami Beach, FL - David L. Wylie, Editor of Latino Boys Magazine (LBM), announced today that he is resigning his position effective immediately to accept responsibility as senior editor of a premier online alternative media outlet.
For the past year Wylie has served as served LBM in several capacities, including event photographer, writer, and editor. “I am grateful for the experience gained from working with a publication of such excellence as LBM and I’ll always be grateful to Adeilson George for allowing me the opportunity to work with LBM,” Wylie said. George is the founder and publisher of the monthly magazine.
Wylie credits his time with LBM as having been a unique opportunity to get to know the South Florida Latino Gay community and its’ leaders. Wylie has become a fixture at countless political, cultural, philanthropic, and social events while representing the magazine. “I consider it a privilege to have had the chance to get to know so many wonderful and talented people from the Latin Community,” stated Wylie.
Wylie believes that his experiences with LBM will serve him well as he takes over at the helm of the new digital media venture. “I hope what I’ve learned this past year will allow me to serve the entire Gay South Florida community in a similar capacity,” said Wylie about his new role. He reports that a team of contributing writers and photographers has been assembled and are working towards a third business quarter launch for the magazine. Wylie said the magazine will focus on “all that is good within the Gay South Florida community.” A more detailed announcement about the new magazine will be forthcoming.
Geo Bustamante, writer of the critically acclaimed gay Latino youth oriented column Mis Dos Centavos (My Two Cents) and a LBM photographer, will also be leaving the magazine to join Wylie as an associate editor, photographer, and writer for the new project. “I am thrilled to partner with David in launching, what I believe will be, South Florida’s premier online Gay Magazine,” stated Bustamante.
Photo: David L. Wylie (L) and Geo Bustamante (R) launch new online alternative Magazine