A Call for Applications to NLGJA 2015 Scholarships
NLGJA today announced a call for entries for the Leroy F. Aarons and the Kay Longcope scholarships to honor and advance fair and accurate coverage of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
Two national scholarships are awarded annually to deserving students dedicated to fostering fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues.
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Founded in 1990, National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (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 has been a beacon for LGBT journalists through its education, networking and training programs – most especially its national convention, the largest gathering of its kind. NLGJA opposes all forms of workplace bias and provides professional development to its members.
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Allies in Race and Gender
2:00pm – Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Sarah Blazucki
Panelists: Erik Olvera, Tiona McClodden and Yasmin Nair
BiJacked: Bisexuals Strike Back Against Inaccurate Reporting
2:00pm – Walnut Room Moderator: Faith Cheltenham […]
Fighting for Equality Within: How Government Officials are Advancing LGBT Rights
1:30 PM – Crystal Ballroom
Speaker: Nellie Fitzpatrick
Naming and the LGBT Community
Moderator: Brynn Tannehill
Panelists: Diane Anderson-Minshall, Dr. Scout, and Eliel Cruz
11:30am – Grand Ballroom
What Happens When the Dog Catches the Car?
9:45 AM – Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Erin Rook
Panelists: Tiq Malan, Spectra Asala and Urvashi Vaid
The Latest Rightwing Attack: The Danger of “Religious Liberty” Laws
9:00 AM – Grand Ballroom
Speaker: Katherine Grainger
Scholarship Winner: John-Carlos Estrada
The Kay Longcope Scholarship was established in 2008 in memory of The Boston Globe journalist Kay Longcope, who upon her retirement co-founded the Texas Triangle, a LGBT weekly newspaper. This scholarship supports the education of an LGBT student of color pursuing a career in journalism. John-Carlos Estrada was the 2012 scholarship winner.
NLGJA Mourns the Death of Dori Maynard
The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association extends its condolences to the family of Dori Maynard. We, as her friends and colleagues in the push for diversity and inclusion in journalism, share in the sadness and loss with her passing on Tuesday.