The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association is proud to host the 2015 LGBT Media Journalists Convening, sponsored by the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund.With the theme of "What Happens When You Catch the Car," the forum will be held Friday, March 13 to Sunday, March 15, in Philadelphia, PA. The goal of the forum is to strengthen the capacity of LGBT members of the media and blogosphere... read more.
Two national scholarships are awarded annually to deserving students dedicated to fostering fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issuesFor Immediate Release: February 24, 2015 Media Contact: Bach Polakowski Bach@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888Washington, DC - The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association today announced a call for entries for the... read more.
NLGJA offers longtime supporters a new way to partner toward fair and accurate coverageFor Immediate Release: February 18, 2015 Media Contact: Bach Polakowski Bach@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888Washington, DC – The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association today announced a campaign to encourage allies to join and take part in its programs for... read more.
The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association is now accepting submissions for its 2015 Excellence in Journalism Awards.Only work that was published in 2014 is eligible. Submissions are due Thursday, April 23, 2015. To submit your entry, please apply here:Excellence in Journalism Awards |... read more.
The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) is made up of working journalists and media professionals. We are not an advocacy group. Our mission is to ensure fair and accurate coverage of issues that affect the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities.Recent coverage of Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star Bruce Jenner has raised questions in many newsrooms... read more.
Washington, D.C. - The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) is proud to announce that daytime talk show host Meredith Vieira will host its 20th annual New York Benefit: Headlines & Headliners on Thursday, April 16th.Each year, the star-studded event raises tens of thousands of dollars for the organization’s programs, including those that provide... read more.
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.
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.
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.