The editor was Darren Scott until he stepped down in October 2017, being replaced by Josh Rivers who was dismissed the following month following the discovery of highly offensive tweets. Gay Times apologised to its readers announcing that all articles written by Josh Rivers had been removed, and that the magazine would relaunch on 30 November.
In November 2017, Gay Times promoted the Gay Times Honours.
As of 2011, GT's circulation was 68,143 and its readership 170,358. The audience was 98% male and 78% aged 18–44.
- "Editorial changes and redesign at Gay Times". (Archived by WebCite® 2017-11-16.)
- Haroon Siddique and Hannah Ellis-Petersen, "Gay Times sacks editor after antisemitic and offensive tweets emerge" The Guardian, 16 November 2017
- "A statement from Gay Times regarding Josh Rivers" Gay Times, 16 November 2017. (Archived by WebCite® 2017-11-16.)
- http://media.millivres.co.uk/mailouts/GTMP2011V1.0.pdf GT 2011 Media Solutions