Chapters

The Arizona Chapter was formed to connect and support members, as well as to provide a much needed voice in the local journalism community. While striving to meet the needs of this unique community, your chapter officers always appreciate your feedback and participation.


Founded in 2010, in conjunction with the Arizona Chapter, ASU provides a forum for journalism students at Arizona State University to network with their future peers in the communication field. We also are working with the school on educational forums for the public on the importance of LGBT coverage, and unbiased journalism. Send Anthony an email and find out how you can help.


Launched in November, 2013, the NLGJA At-Large Chapter is the organization's first digital chapter. Many NLGJA members live beyond the reach of our 17 regional chapters and here is your opportunity to get involved. The At-Large Chapter will use online hangouts and events to function in a similar way to the regional chapters.

Formed in 1992, the Boston Chapter (formerly known as the New England Chapter) includes members in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and even some members in Canada.


The Central Florida Chapter was formed to connect and support members, as well as to provide a much needed voice in the local journalism community. While striving to meet the needs of this unique community, your chapter officers always appreciate your feedback and participation.


Chicago is well-known for producing both great journalists and stories the grab national attention. 


One of our newest groups, help us put the Columbia University group on the map, and join us at the next NY Chapter Event. Hope to see you there. Email us if you'd like to get involved or find out more information.


The Georgia Chapter was formed to connect and support members, as well as to provide a much needed voice in the local journalism community. While striving to meet the needs of this unique community, your chapter officers always appreciate your feedback and participation.


The Los Angeles Chapter was formed to connect and support members, as well as to provide a much needed voice in the local journalism community. While striving to meet the needs of this unique community, your chapter officers always appreciate your feedback and participation.


The Minnesota Chapter was formed to connect and support members, as well as to provide a much needed voice in the local journalism community. While striving to meet the needs of this unique community, your chapter officers always appreciate your feedback and participation.


We're a group of about 10 journalists, with members in print journalism, television news and the LGBT press, as well as educators and college students. We're called the Missouri Chapter because journalists in Columbia kicked off the chapter, but we have members stretching from Lawrence to St. Louis. 


The New York Chapter was formed to connect and support members, as well as to provide a much needed voice in the local journalism community. While striving to meet the needs of this unique community, your chapter officers always appreciate your feedback and participation.


Northern California is the birthplace of NLGJA, the brainchild of former Oakland Tribune Executive Editor Leroy F. Aarons. Today, not only is the Northern California chapter the oldest, but it is also among the largest and most active.


Founded in 2011, the Northwestern University Chapter provides a forum for journalism students at Northwestern University to network with their future peers in the communication field.


NLGJA Philadelphia is one of the NLGJA's first chapters. 

Its first meeting — coordinated by NLGJA founder Leroy F. Aarons and Philadelphia Chapter founding member Larry Fish, and attended by about a dozen LGBT Philadelphia journalists — was held November 17, 1991. 

"If our chapter has a birth date, I guess that's it," said Fish. 


The South Florida Chapter was formed to connect and support members, as well as to provide a much needed voice in the local journalism community. While striving to meet the needs of this unique community, your chapter officers always appreciate your feedback and participation.


One of our newest groups, help us put the University of Missouri on the map, and join us at the next Chapter Event. Hope to see you there. Email us if you'd like to get involved or find out more information.


NLGJA-D.C. is NLGJA's second largest chapter. It is a volunteer organization of more than 100 members, including representatives from some of the largest media owners in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Joining us are representatives from major public relations firms and advocacy groups, congressional press secretaries, journalism educators and students. 


Upcoming Chapter Events

Aug 21, 2014

Meet in Chicago August 21 - 24, 2014 for the NLGJA National Convention and 10th LGBT Media Summit.