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Jonathan Capehart

Jonathan Capehart

The Washington Post opinion writer Jonathan Capehart was the recipient of the 2019 Randy Shilts Award for LGBTQ Coverage. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jonathan Capehart is an opinion writer for and a member of The Washington Post editorial board. He also hosts...
Lydia Polgreen

Lydia Polgreen

HuffPost Editor-in-Chief Lydia Polgreen was the recipient of the 2018 Randy Shilts Award for LGBTQ Coverage. She was named editor-in-chief in December 2016 after spending nearly 15 years at The New York Times, where she most recently led an initiative to expand its...
Scott Simon

Scott Simon

NPR “Weekend Edition Saturday” host Scott Simon was the recipient of the 2017 Randy Shilts Award for LGBTQ Coverage. Scott Simon has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His...
Frank Bruni

Frank Bruni

The New York Times columnist Frank Bruni was the recipient of the 2016 NLGJA Randy Shilts Award for LGBTQ Coverage. “Randy Shilts paved the way for so many of us, covering gay issues when news organizations often resisted that,” said Bruni. “His work certainly...
Jeffrey Toobin

Jeffrey Toobin

Jeffrey Toobin was the recipient of the 2015 Randy Shilts Award for LGBTQ Coverage. Toobin is a senior legal analyst for CNN and staff writer at The New Yorker. Toobin was recognized for his outstanding coverage of major legal cases affecting the LGBTQ community,...
Diane Rehm

Diane Rehm

Diane Rehm was the recipient of the 2014 Randy Shilts Award for LGBTQ Coverage. She was recognized for her exemplary coverage of the LGBTQ community, and for bringing LGBTQ issues to a mainstream audience. Rehm has covered marriage, progress and regression on...