.lgbt

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.lgbt
Introduced 18 July 2014
TLD type Sponsored
Status Active
Registry Afilias[1][2]
Sponsor Afilias[1]
Intended use LGBT community
Registered domains 2,841 (20 February 2017)[3]
Dispute policies UDRP
DNSSEC yes
Registry Website http://get.lgbt/

.lgbt is a sponsored top-level domain for the LGBT community, sponsored by Afilias.[2][4] The domain name was delegated to the Root Zone on 18 July 2014,[5] the creation of .lgbt is meant to promote diversity and LGBT businesses,[6] and is open to LGBT businesses, organizations, and anyone wishing to reach the LGBT community.[7]

The first[edit]

PinkNews and Out Now Consulting were among the first to launch .lgbt websites.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Allemann, Andrew (23 June 2015). "Afilias wins auction for .Promo top level domain name". Domain Name Wire. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "IANA - .lgbt". Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. 18 July 2014. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  3. ^ ".LGBT - New gTLD". New Providence, Bahamas: namestat. Archived from the original on 20 February 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  4. ^ Fagioli, Brian. "Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people can now snatch a .LGBT domain". betanews. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "Delegated Strings". ICANN. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  6. ^ ".LGBT - A domain name for". Backnight Solutions. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  7. ^ ".lgbt — Internet's first top-level domain for the LGBT community launches". San Francisco, CA: LGBTQ Nation. 14 February 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  8. ^ "The first websites ending with the domain name .lgbt go online". BBC. 12 February 2015. Archived from the original on 20 February 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2017.