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NLGJA Stylebook Supplement on LGBTQ Terminology

NLGJA’s Stylebook Supplement on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Terminology is intended to complement the stylebooks of individual publications, as well as the Associated Press stylebook, the leading stylebook in U.S. newsrooms. It reflects NLGJA’s mission to promote fair, accurate and inclusive coverage of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, and includes words […]

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Scott Simon to Receive NLGJA Randy Shilts Award for LGBTQ Coverage

PRESS CONTACT: Dillon Lewis Press@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888 WASHINGTON, DC – Today NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists announces that NPR’S “Weekend Edition Saturday” host Scott Simon is the recipient of the 2017 Randy Shilts Award for LGBTQ Coverage. Simon’s weekly show, “Weekend Edition Saturday”, has been called by the Washington Post, “the most literate, […]

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NLGJA Announces 2017 Inductees to LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Dillon Lewis Press@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888 WASHINGTON, DC – Today NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is pleased to announce that two new inductees will be enrolled in the LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame on September 9 at the association’s annual National Convention. This year’s honorees will be Jinx Beers and […]

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PRESS RELEASE: 2018 NLGJA National Convention to be Held in Palm Springs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 11, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Dillon Lewis Press@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888 WASHINGTON, DC – Today NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is pleased to announce that its 2018 National Convention will be held September 6-9 in Palm Springs, CA. The 2018 National Convention will take place at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs, 150 S. Indian Canyon Dr., and will […]

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PRESS RELEASE: NLGJA Announces 2017 Excellence in Journalism Award Winners and Honorees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 7, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Dillon Lewis Press@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888 WASHINGTON, DC – Today NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists announces the recipients of its Excellence in Journalism Awards and recognizes exemplary work produced in 2016. The highest individual awards, NLGJA Journalist of the Year and Sarah Pettit Memorial Award for the LGBTQ Journalist […]

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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 proven harmful to young LGBTQ people. We encourage news organizations covering the Southern Baptist Convention […]

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