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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 officials decided to terminate the employment of public radio reporter Helbert after receiving complaints from […]

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PRESS RELEASE: National Journalists Associations Launch LGBTQ Guide for Spanish-Language Media

National LGBTQ Task Force Joins NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) in Publishing LGBTQ Guide for Spanish-Language Journalists CONTACTS: Dillon Lewis NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists 202-588-9888 dillon@nlgja.org Jorge Amaro National LGBTQ Task Force 213-842-7564 jamaro@thetaskforce.org B.A. Snyder NAHJ 512-630-6337 ba@veritasaustin.com   WASHINGTON, DC, March […]

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Open Letter: Trans Coverage in Wake of Oakland Warehouse Fire

NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is made up of working journalists and media professionals. We are not an advocacy group. Our mission is to ensure fair and accurate coverage of issues that affect LGBTQ people. Three transgender people have been reported dead in the recent Oakland warehouse fire. NLGJA would like to offer tips […]

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NLGJA President Jen Christensen Receives CNN Diversity Ovation Award

PRESS CONTACT: Dillon Lewis Press@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888 Washington, D.C.- Today NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is excited to announce that NLGJA President Jen Christensen is the recipient of the 2016 CNN Diversity Ovation Award. Christensen is an exemplification of NLGJA’s commitment to diversity and mission to ensure more fair and accurate coverage of LGBTQ issues and […]

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