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Mission & History

Founded in 1990, 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 opposes all forms of workplace bias and provides professional development to its members.

In the begining: NLGJA's 20th Anniversary Timeline of Milestones and Accomplishments.

National Office Staff

Headquartered in Washington, DC, NLGJA’s professional staff handles the day-to-day operations of the association.

Board of Directors

At the national level, NLGJA is led by a board of directors that reflects the organization’s geographic and professional diversity.

Opportunities at NLGJA

Interested in working for NLGJA? Job opportunities with NLGJA are listed here.

Remembering Roy Aarons

Leroy F. Aarons: former Oakland Tribune executive editor and NLGJA founder.

Tax Statements

NLGJA's most recent 990 tax forms are available here.