The Pink Paper was founded in 1987. the paper has made a circulation of 41,127 copies across Britain, (figure verified by Audit Bureau of Circulation, Jan to June 2006) making it officially the biggest gay publication in the country.
The paper has regional correspondents around the country who file stories from their area. They also cover national news stories. Comment, lifestyle, culture, celebrity interviews and gossip, property and finance are also included. The paper has a travel section and is the only British gay publication to feature a sports section.
The paper is distributed free in bars, clubs, libraries, community centres, businesses and other places or can be downloaded from the website.
Past staff members include Phil Reay- Smith now of ITN, and Tim Teeman of The Times.