David Zimmerman is the publisher of Boston Spirit magazine, New England’s premier LGBT magazine. Boston Spirit, launched in 2005, is published 6 times per year and covers stories of interest to the region’s LGBT community. Features in the magazine range from the worlds of politics and business leaders to Arts, travel and more.
In addition to the magazine, Boston Spirit holds some of the largest LGBT events in the area including its annual LGBT Executive Networking Night. Launched 12 years ago this event has grown to be the largest networking night in New England for LGBT professionals. In April 2017 nearly 1,200 area professional attended the event to go along with more than 50 companies exhibiting. In May 2018 the event will return with featured speaker Kristin Beck. Kristin is the only female (and transgender) member of the United State Navy SEALS.
In addition to the executive event Boston Spirit also holds an annual Summer Sunset Cruise. This event is a fundraiser for Fenway Health and has raised nearly $250,000 to date.
In addition to the magazine David also serves on the Fenway Health Board of Visitors and the Board of Pride In Our Workplace.