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NLGJA Opens 2015 Nominations to the LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame

The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2015. Please join us in recognizing honorees for the 10th year of our LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame.Leroy Aarons founded NLGJA in 1990 – and inspired us all by pioneering a watershed change in the profession of journalism and newsrooms throughout the nation. When Roy passed away in 2004, many NLGJA members... read more.

NLGJA Calls on the Star Tribune to Clarify Its Standards for Ads

To the leadership of the Star Tribune,We are again writing you today on behalf the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association. As we did in September, we are reaching out to you because of the attention you've received over an ad you recently ran in your paper.We're disappointed that the Star Tribune and other Minnesota papers are running a factually inaccurate ad that could be damaging... read more.

Letter from the President: Support NLGJA This Giving Season

Dear Members,This giving season, I ask that you think about what NLGJA has meant to you and how you can join me in sustaining our organization for the future.NLGJA, as an organization, has made many strides. We have NLGJA to thank for the domestic partnership benefits many of us have in our newsrooms. It is NLGJA that helps to improve... read more.

NLGJA Announces 2014 Aarons and Longcope Scholarship Winners

For Immediate Release: October 7, 2014 Media Contact: Bach Polakowski 202-588-9888 or bach@nlgja.orgWashington, D.C. -- The Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship and Kay Longcope Scholarship are awarded each year to deserving students who are dedicated to furthering NLGJA's mission of fostering fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues.The 2014 recipient of the Leroy F.... read more.

Letter to the leadership of the Star Tribune

To the leadership of the Star Tribune,I am writing you today on behalf the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association. We are nonprofit organization made up of journalists, media professionals and supporters. Our mission is to ensure fair and accurate coverage of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities. I am reaching out to you because of the attention you've... read more.

Submit Your Session Proposals for the 2015 Convention

Proposal submissions are open for Coming Home, the 2015 National Convention & LGBT Media Summit.NLGJA Is seeking experienced journalists, media professionals and educators to plan and execute training sessions at the 2015 convention. Submit your ideas today.... read more.

Mark Your Calendars: DATELINE:DC on November 20th

NLGJA looks forward to you joining us for DATELINE:DC 2014 on November 20.This national benefit fuels our work for fair and accurate coverage of the LGBT community and issues.Don’t miss this great evening of drinks, tasty treats, networking and presentation of this year’s NLGJA Randy Shilts Award for LGBT Coverage to Diane Rehm, renowned public radio host and winner of many honors and accolades... read more.

Help us Shape Future Conventions

If you attended the National Convention or LGBT Media Summit, we want your feedback. Please take a moment to tell us your thoughts on this year’s programming.Send us your feedback!The survey should take 5-10 minutes to complete. Your responses will help us shape future... read more.

Communications and Marketing Intern

Compensation: Unpaid InternshipHours: Minimum of 16 hours, but 32 hours per week preferred. Flexible schedule.SummaryFounded in 1990, National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) is an organization of journalists, media professionals, educators and students working from within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues. NLGJA has been a beacon for LGBT... read more.

NLGJA Leaders: Introducing the Board of Directors for 2014 and Beyond

Washington, D.C. – The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association is pleased to announce we've added one new member to the board of directors and seven who renewed their commitment to serve. With a recent election and appointment, the national board consists of 14 individuals who represent the organization’s geographic, professional and individual diversity.The association will continue... read more.