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.
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.
New Membership Offer for Allies of NLGJA
NLGJA today announced a campaign to encourage allies to join and take part in its programs for members.
Open Letter: Covering Transgender People
Recent coverage of Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star Bruce Jenner has raised questions in many newsrooms about how to cover people who may be transgender. This is just the kind of coverage we are here to help with.