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Have You Registered for L.A. Exclusive on June 20?


NLGJA’s annual L.A. Exclusive benefit event will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on June 20 at the L.A. LGBT Center’s The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, 1125 North McCadden Place. Join us as we present the Lisa Ben Award for Achievement in Features Coverage to longtime E! News correspondent Marc Malkin. Show your support for NLGJA and make some new friends! Tickets are on sale now!


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NPR's Terry Gross and Ari Shapiro Will Headline NLGJA National Convention Plenary

NLGJA is very excited to announce that NPR’s “Fresh Air” host Terry Gross and “All Things Considered” host Ari Shapiro will headline the afternoon plenary session on September 9 at NLGJA’s National Convention. Shapiro will interview Gross about her long career as host of “Fresh Air”, followed by an audience question-and-answer session. NLGJA’s National Convention will be held September 7-10 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market St. Registration is available online now at

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NLGJA Seeks Nominations for National Board and Chapter Leadership Positions


NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is a national organization with over 20 local, regional and scholastic chapters throughout the United States. NLGJA relies on the hard work of dedicated volunteers who fill leadership positions at both the national and chapter level in order to advance and promote our mission of ensuring fair and accurate coverage of LGBTQ issues and people in media. We are currently accepting nominations for both national and chapter leadership positions. Submit a nomination today!

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Apply for CONNECT: Student Journalism Projects by June 14

NLGJA is hosting our annual student journalism training project, CONNECT, at the 2017 National Convention in Philadelphia.

Each year, NLGJA chooses 12 students from across the country to participate in CONNECT, which provides real-world experience to undergraduate and graduate students who are considering a career in journalism. NLGJA will pay for the selected students’ convention attendance, airfare, food and hotel at the convention site.

The deadline to apply is June 14.

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Find Your Voice with Mo Rocca and More at National Convention!

NLGJA’s National Convention will be held September 7-10 at the Loews Hotel Philadelphia, and the soon-to-be-announced schedule is brimming with excellent workshops and speakers!

Among them is a workshop featuring Mo Rocca, who has been a correspondent on CBS Sunday Morning for over a decade. Rocca’s role on the show is akin to a columnist. In this panel he will talk about bringing his perspective and voice to feature reporting on arts and culture – and how to make a profile of someone into more than just a Wikipedia entry on that person’s life. The panel will be moderated by CBS Sunday Morning Executive Producer Rand Morrison.

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OPEN LETTER: NLGJA Advisory on Covering Southern Baptist Convention

Washington, DC (Monday, June 12, 2017) – This week, the Southern Baptist Convention will convene June 13–14 in Phoenix. A coalition of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender and queer people (LGBTQ) will also be in Phoenix to challenge church teachings that have...

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NLGJA National Convention, September 7-10, 2017

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