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Now Open: Applications for 2018 NLGJA Excellence in Journalism Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 3, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Dillon Lewis Press@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888 Washington, DC – NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is now accepting online applications for its 2018 Excellence in Journalism Awards. The Excellence in...

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...

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...

A Note on Covering the Anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub Shooting

One year ago, in the early-morning hours on June 12 in Orlando, the LGBTQ and Latinx communities were attacked at Pulse Nightclub. As news outlets cover the anniversary of the attack, NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is here to help you ensure the coverage...

Excellence in Religion Coverage

This category recognizes outstanding one-time or ongoing coverage of the intersection of religion/spirituality and LGBTQ issues. Submission must follow the appropriate entry format rules as described above for writing, TV, radio, digital and photojournalism. Apply...

Open Letter: NLGJA Stands with Jacqui Helbert and WUTC-FM

NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists calls for the reinstatement of WUTC-FM reporter Jacqui Helbert, who was ousted from her job after covering Tennessee state officials in a way they didn’t like. The University of Tennessee Chattanooga said university...