Meet Philadelphia Chapter’s Leadership

President Eric Walter is a web producer at WHYY, Philadelphia’s leading public media service, where he edits several blogs, including Speak Easy, a collection of essays and commentary from members of the community. Before moving to Philadelphia in 2009, he...

Mizzou Chapter Updates

The Mizzou chapter of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association works to create conversations about media diversity, ethics, and coverage. Group members meet at 6 p.m. most Thursdays in Neff Hall 204. These meetings let group members relax in an informal...

Boston Chapter Updates

The Boston Chapter formed in 1992 (formerly known as the New England Chapter) includes members in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and even some members in Canada. Our E-board consists of Jeremy C. Fox as president and Bill...

About the South Florida Chapter

The South Florida Chapter was formed to connect and support members, as well as to provide a much needed voice in the local journalism community. While striving to meet the needs of this unique community, your chapter officers always appreciate your feedback and...
It’d be Great to See You at L.A. Exclusive

It’d be Great to See You at L.A. Exclusive

I hope to see you on Thursday, June 25 for L.A. Exclusive – A National Benefit for NLGJA and an evening not to be missed.

We’re coming together to support NLGJA’s work to advance fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues. Cyd Zeigler, co-founder of OutSports, will be honored with the Lisa Ben Award for Achievement in Features Coverage.

Communications and Marketing Internship

Founded in 1990, National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) is an organization of journalists, media professionals, educators and students working from within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues. NLGJA has been a beacon for LGBT journalists through its education, networking and training programs – most especially its national convention, the largest gathering of its kind. NLGJA opposes all forms of workplace bias and provides professional development to its members.

Washington DC Chapter Leadership

We are currently looking for dedicated members interested in re-energizing the Washington, DC Chapter and returning it to its former glory. If you are interested in helping with this effort, please contact NLGJA at info@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888....

Chicago Chapter Leadership

We are currently looking for dedicated members interested in re-energizing the Chicago Chapter and returning it to its former glory. If you are interested in helping with this effort, please contact NLGJA at info@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888....

At-Large Chapter Leadership

We are currently looking for dedicated members interested in re-energizing the At-Large Chapter and returning it to its former glory. If you are interested in helping with this effort, please contact NLGJA at info@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888....
Excellence in Journalism Awards Due

Excellence in Journalism Awards Due

Need a competitive edge to win an Excellence in Journalism Award? Submit your work to the Excellence in Journalism Awards category or categories that best match. Now with 30 possible categories to apply for, its important to nominate your work in a complimentary category.

A Call for Applications to NLGJA 2016 Scholarships

Two national scholarships are awarded annually to deserving students dedicated to fostering fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues For Immediate Release: April 15, 2016 Media Contact: Bach Polakowski Bach@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888 Washington, DC – NLGJA – The...

Excellence in Bisexual Coverage

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

NLGJA Welcomed Some of the Biggest Names in Media to NLGJA’s Annual New York Benefit: Headlines & Headliners

NLGJA held its 21st annual New York Benefit: Headlines & Headliners on Thursday at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, raising tens of thousands of dollars for its many programs. Gio Benitez, ABC News correspondent, and LZ Granderson, ESPN senior writer and ABC News contributor, co-hosted the night’s festivities, where they presented NLGJA’s Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship and Kay Longcope Scholarship.