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...
Test Post for the New York Chapter

Test Post for the New York Chapter

The New York 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....

Your Local NLGJA Chapter

Take a moment to connect with the chapter leadership in your area. There are board openings in several chapters. Let us know if you’re interested in supporting your local chapter by taking a role in chapter leadership.

2016 UNITY Reporting Fellowship Application

2016 UNITY Reporting Fellowship Application

UNITY: Journalists for Diversity is accepting applications for the UNITY student reporting fellowship. This is a rare opportunity for college students to develop immersive multimedia and reporting skills from all over the country.

Thank You to the Guests and Sponsors of the 2015 Dateline:DC

Thank You to the Guests and Sponsors of the 2015 Dateline:DC

Last Thursday, NLGJA presented Jeffrey Toobin, a senior legal analyst for CNN and staff writer at The New Yorker, with the Randy Shilts Award for LGBT Coverage at its annual Dateline:DC event. The NLGJA Randy Shilts Award annually honors a journalist who or organization which consistently brings stories of the LGBT community to life in mainstream media. We’d like to thank him for his work going the extra mile to ensure that all Americans are aware of the unique struggles LGBT people face.

Photos From Dateline:DC 2015

Last Thursday, NLGJA presented Jeffrey Toobin, a senior legal analyst for CNN and staff writer at The New Yorker, with the Randy Shilts Award for LGBT Coverage at its annual Dateline:DC event. The NLGJA Randy Shilts Award annually honors a journalist who or...
Jeffrey Toobin

Jeffrey Toobin

NLGJA – The association of LGBT Journalists – is proud to honor Jeffrey Toobin, a senior legal analyst for CNN and staff writer at The New Yorker, with the 2015 NLGJA Randy Shilts Award for LGBT Coverage on November 19, 2015 in Washington. Toobin is being recognized...