A DIGITAL HOME FOR ALL THINGS LGBTQ
One of the core features of B • OUT are Discussions. This is where a lot of the action takes place. Our content contributors start original, thought-provoking Discussions on whatever topics they are writing about, and subscribed members can participate.
Filter members by gender, age, or fine-tune your search with metatags to find exactly who and what you're looking for. Premium subscribers can filter people with unlimited metatags. Traveling? Instantly let other members know with our Travel toggle.
Subscribers can start their own Discussions and give their voice to the LGBTQ community. As with any community, there are some basic rules of the road, which you can find here.
Chat with other members within B • OUT. Send photos, albums, as well as your current location within a conversation.
Discover and meet new friends, network with LGBTQ professionals, or find someone to date. Easily let others know if you’re looking for casual intimacy -- or not -- with the Looking toggle. Premium subscribers can see unlimited people.
Our messaging tool is that members can use the Media Filter to have complete control over what shows up on your screen, and what doesn’t.
Native support of dark mode allows you to enjoy B • OUT day or night without straining your vision.
Personalize your experience with color themes that are visible to other users. Attach metatags to your profile to help others discover you in the People section.
Accept new connection requests or star a member to easily follow them. Create public albums for anyone to see, or private albums for those you choose.
Use albums to organize and share images instantly. Premium subscribers can create unlimited albums with unlimited photos.
B • OUT is a collaborative, participatory LGBTQ-centric community, based on killer content and vibrant, engaged community. Combined with cutting edge user experience and intuitive features, the B • OUT app is designed to compel a fundamental shift in the script of LGBTQ culture.
Our mission is to provide the LGBTQ community with great content on an interactive platform that offers a safe, trustworthy, well-lit, authentic, and vibrant place to share ideas, debate issues, organize, build relationships, and have fun.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mark Willett is a Co-Founder and CEO of B • OUT. An entrepreneur seeking a fundamental shift in the script of LGBTQ culture, B • OUT is Mark’s brainchild. He has traveled the world and paid witness to the incredible diversity of our global LGBTQ community and believes the time has come for us to reconnect with our roots and work toward a more perfect future—together. Mark lives in New York City.
CHIEF DESIGN OFFICER
Daniel Pando is the founder and CEO of Captured Energy, a boutique digital media agency. He specializes in branding and digital strategy for established brands and startups alike. His passion is user-centric design, turning complex concepts into elegant user experiences. Daniel is a Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer for B • OUT, and lives in New York City.
CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER
Thomas Falconer has over 20 years experience crafting digital, social, and content strategy for some of the web’s biggest brands and startups. He is currently the Director of Content Strategy on the IBM team at Ogilvy and Mather, and teaches in the Integrated Marketing Masters Program at NYU. Thomas is Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer for B • OUT, and lives in New York City.