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UNITY Asks NLGJA to Join Alliance

Some big news was made last night at the NLGJA convention in Philadelphia when President David Steinberg announced the board has approved him to officially continue talks about NLGJA joining UNITY, an alliance  of “journalists of color” that includes the...

Is Apple’s New CEO Gay?

As NLGJA’s annual convention begins today in Philadelphia, the national news provides one of the enduring ethical questions when covering LGBT folks: when do we say someone is gay (or lesbian or bisexual or transgender)?  From our very first convention where...

Asking Gay Questions

So you probably heard that former U.S. Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell walked of the Piers Morgan show on CNN after she found questions about same-sex marriage and Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell to be “rude” and not part of the allegedly...

Admitting Mistakes

One of the sessions at the upcoming NLGJA Convention in Philadelphia, which starts next week, is a session titled Reputation on the Line: Building & Maintaining Credibility featuring Bil Browning and Jillian Weiss from Bilerico Project and David Hauslib, who...

Missing On-Air

Our friends at the Asian American Journalists Association–who just finished up their annual convention in Detroit–have a great fundraiser that highlights the lack of Asian American men in broadcast (tv, radio, and webcast). The AAJA Men’s Calendar,...

Why the LGBT Media Matters

NLGJA board member Barbara Dozetos has written an excellent defense of LGBT media for The Huffington Post: As the general population grows more accepting of our community, is the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) news media still relevant? Do we really...