Tragedy in Orlando: Making Sense of the Senseless

How does emotion inform breaking-news coverage when your heart is also breaking?


Nothing quite tore at the LGBT community like the murders of 49 people at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, the largest single-gunman mass shooting in America to date. Register today for NLGJA’s 2016 National Convention and join moderator Jeff Truesdell and panelists David BegnaudBilly ManesYvette Miley and Erik Sandoval  on September 10.

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The 2016 Election: Unlike Any Other

“There’s always been an adversarial role between the press and politicians, but this time feels a little different.” 

Election Panel
Register today for NLGJA’s 2016 National Convention to join moderator John Yang and panelists Will AlfordJames Blue IIISally Kohn and Jimmy Williams on September 9 for a discussion about the role of journalists in the 2016 election.

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Miami Opening Reception

Opening ReceptionJess Cagle, Editor in Chief of People and Editorial Director of the Time Inc. Celebrity, Style and Entertainment Group, and Henry Goldblatt, Editor in Chief of Entertainment Weekly will keynote the Opening Reception interviewed by Neda Ulaby, National Public Radio Reporter.

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Closing Night Reception

Featuring DJ Citizen Jane

Throw in some spice to the evening and wear your best Miami vice or Golden Girls themed fashion.

Visit with friends and colleagues. Have a beverage from the bar. Bid on some fabulous silent auction items. Relax and unwind after a full weekend of activities and learning. And dance the night away.

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NLGJA Announces 2016 Excellence in Journalism Award Winners and Honorees

Today NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists – announces the recipients of its Excellence in Journalism Awards and salutes their exemplary work in 2015.

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New Ways Fellowship


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NLGJA has established three fellowships for working journalists as part of “New Ways: Reporting HIV & AIDS Today.”

Each of the three NLGJA Fellowships provides a $2,000 stipend.

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