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Porkbun offering free .gay domains for Pride month

Porkbun and Top Level Design are giving .gay domains away to celebration Pride month, the companies have said. There appears to be a limit of one per customer, and names flagged as premium are not covered. Porkbun’s renewal price is $27 per year. The companies, which are affiliated, are using pride22.gay for the offer, which […]

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Pride Month not transformative for .gay

June may be celebrated as Pride Month in some parts of the world, but the occasion hasn’t had a huge impact on registrations in the .gay gTLD, which launched late last year. Zone files show 11,323 active .gay domains yesterday, up by 723 compared...
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Oh Hey .Gay – DNW Podcast #299

Ray King discusses the .gay launch and some domainer-friendly upgrades at Porkbun. My guest this week was the very first guest on the Domain Name Wire podcast back in 2014. Ray King runs two domain name companies: Top Level Design and Porkbun. Today, Ray talks about .gay, the new top level domain that his company […]

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.gay gets rooted

The new gTLD .gay, which was often used as an example of a controversial TLD that could be blocked from the DNS, has finally made it to the DNS. While no .gay domains are currently resolving, the TLD itself was added to the root zone over the weekend. ...
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.gay not coming out this year after all

We won’t be seeing .gay on the internet this year. Top Level Design has postponed the release of its hard-won gTLD until the second quarter of 2020, having recently said it was planning an October 2019 launch. The company told registrars yesterda...
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The internet is about to get a lot gayer

Seven years after four companies applied for the .gay top-level domain, we finally have a winner. Three applicants, including the community-driven bid that has been fighting ICANN for exclusive recognition for years, this week withdrew their applicatio...
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