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Submit Your Nominations for the NLGJA LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame

NLGJA is seeking nominations for the LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame, established in 2005 with the recognition of seven journalists for their commitment, courage and dedication to LGBT issues in the media. Since then, NLGJA has honored a total of 23 journalists in the LGBT community for their resolve to tell the truth, including their own personal truths, at whatever the cost or difficulty.To... read more.

NLGJA Opens Applications for the 2014 Excellence in Journalism Awards and the Al Neuharth Innovation in Investigative Journalism Award

The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association is now accepting submissions for its 2014 Excellence in Journalism Awards and the Al Neuharth Innovation in Investigative Journalism Award. Work published or broadcast in 2013 is eligible and submissions are due Thursday, May 1, 2014. Submission forms and details are available at ... read more.

NLGJA is Seeking Applicants to Find its Next Executive Director

Washington, D.C. – The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) announced today that it is accepting applications for a new executive director. Outgoing executive director Michael Tune, who is leaving to pursue new professional interests, will continue in his role through April 12.“We appreciate all that Michael has done for our organization. His vision for NLGJA and his... read more.

A Call for Applications to NLGJA 2014 Scholarships

Washington, D.C. -- The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) today announced the opening of applications for the Leroy F. Aarons and the Kay Longcope scholarships to honor students dedicated to fair and accurate coverage of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.  Applications are... read more.

Thank You to the Special Guests, Sponsors and Supporters of Headlines & Headliners 2014

Thursday night’s 19th annual New York benefit, Headlines & Headliners, was one of the best we’ve seen to support NLGJA’s programs and scholarships. Headlines & Headliners 2014 drew a crowd to the Prince George Ballroom and we’d like to thank the many members and friends of NLGJA who attended. Headlines & Headliners is not only a benefit for NLGJA, but a chance for members to mix... read more.

Looking for the LGBT Audience

I want to get my message to the LGBT Community, but how? OutNewsWire and TravelOutNewsWire.Presented jointly with Witeck Communications and the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association, OutNewsWire and TravelOutNewsWire are Web-based news distribution services for news organizations and media professionals interested in receiving information, announcements and event... read more.
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Headlines & Headliners Silent Auction

Including a variety of travel, entertainment and luxury items, the Headlines & Headliners Raffle and Silent Auction are always a highlight of the event.Don't miss the chance to win great prizes donated this year by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, JetBlue, Uber, Atlantic City Alliance and many more.Get a raffle ticket for the chance to take home some fabulous prizes! This year, raffle... read more.

Diverse and Inclusive: News of the Heartland

Diverse and Inclusive: News of the Heartland, a joint initiative led by NLGJA and the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) to increase media coverage of minorities and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities in Nebraska, is funded by a one-year $200,000 grant from the ... read more.

Leadership Changes and Additions at UNITY: Journalists for Diversity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2014McLean, Va., March. 3, 2014 — UNITY: Journalists for Diversity is pleased to announce the appointment of Eloiza Altoro as interim executive director. Altoro will manage and oversee the day-to-day operations of the organization as it conducts a search for a permanent executive director.“We are happy that Eloiza will be assisting us as interim executive director... read more.