About Us

the rainbow times boston The Rainbow Times

Boston-based, The Rainbow Times is the only minority-owned publication dedicated to the LGBTQ community and its allies. Founded in 2006, The Rainbow Times has become New England’s largest LGBTQ newspaper. Through its bold reporting, the publication increases awareness of today’s LGBTQ issues, while addressing the intersectionality of multiple and shared identities within the LGBTQ community. The Rainbow Times has been praised by the MA House of Representatives as the LGBTQ publication providing “inclusive news coverage” while “generously donating to local non-profits.” Boasting a monthly readership of 75,000, The Rainbow Times is a multiple award-winning publication that serves as a vehicle to unify and strengthen the diverse communities in New England and beyond. ISSN 2169-6136 (online)  and ISSN 2169-6128 (print).

Our Mission

The Rainbow Times is dedicated to bridging the gaps between members of the LGBTQ community itself and mainstream culture. Through inclusive reporting that reflects the highest level of journalistic integrity, education and awareness-based initiatives, and philanthropic measures, The Rainbow Times is committed to positively affirm social justice causes while representing the intersections of our diverse identities.


TRT has a team of experienced and professional members of the newspaper industry with over 20 years of publishing and journalism experience. Our team strives to bring you the much needed, desired and hottest news topics to the prevalent LGBT community in our areas of coverage. TRT proudly offers the most comprehensive Transgender coverage than that of any other LGBT newspaper in the region. Additionally, TRT is bilingual and publishes a full page in Spanish, Latin Vision, for its LGBT Spanish-speaking readers.

Spanish LGBT

Visión Latina reaches LGBT Hispanic readers online too! Statistic from a recent independent research show that  TRT is the most read LGBT newspaper by Hispanic LGBTs. Its management is composed of professionals who have experience targeting both, the LGBT mainstream and Hispanic markets.

TRT Talk Radio

TRT’s Monthly Podcast, TRT Talk Radio, has its own website and is available via iTunes too. The weekly show focuses on LGBT issues (transgender, marriage equality, youth homelessness and organizations available to help, politics, events’ coverage, etc.) TRT Talk Radio is mobile, you download it and listen to it wherever you are! Need you get your message out now? Want to sponsor one of the shows or advertise? TRT Talk Radio has advertising spots for all budgets!

Social Media Network

TRT’s social media network has the strongest following than any other LGBT publication in the region. TRT reaches over 35K e-readers via FaceBook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, YouTube, LinkedIn Publisher, LinkedIn Editor, FourSquare, Issuu, and its monthly e-newsletter “The Pony Express.” Your message is sure to reach others when you use TRT for online/digital advertising! You can always reach our advertising department via [email protected] or by calling 617-444-9618.


4 Comments on "About Us"

  1. Ryan Cumberledge | October 23, 2016 at 9:31 pm | Reply

    Love this paper

    • And, we love your support and love and send you our humble love back. Really, thank you!!
      –The Editor and Publisher

  2. Love this pub. Seriously, your voice is needed in our community. You’re the only publication that truly represents my progressive views and isn’t afraid to say it. The topics you cover are impressive and demonstrate a clear understanding of what it means to be LGBTQ vehicle for ALL of us. Thank you for all you do.

  3. Brigette Whalen | December 27, 2018 at 9:52 am | Reply

    Love this so much! Thank for creating such an amazing site.

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