Reflections on The Indianapolis Star

Curtis Tate, DC Chapter President

The day I walked into The Indianapolis Star 12 summers ago to begin an internship on the copy desk, I had no idea whether the newsroom was a welcome place for openly gay journalists.

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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.

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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.

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