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City University of New York

This is the Facebook group for the CUNY Chapter of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. It is a safe space for CUNY students and Alumni who are queer or queer allies to share information, stories, support and fun.

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...

NLGJA Stylebook Supplement on LGBTQ Terminology

NLGJA Stylebook Supplement on LGBTQ Terminology

NLGJA’s Stylebook Supplement on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Terminology is intended to complement the stylebooks of individual publications, as well as the Associated Press stylebook, the leading stylebook in U.S. newsrooms. It reflects NLGJA’s...

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.

The Washington Blade

The Washington Blade

The Washington Blade is the recipient of the 2019 NLGJA Legacy Award. The Washington Blade was founded as “The Gay Blade” in 1969. Originally a black and white, one-sheet community newsletter, the paper was initially distributed in local D.C. bars....

Lilli Vincenz

Lilli Vincenz

Lilli Vincenz is a path-breaking journalist and pioneer of the gay rights movement beginning in the early 1960s. Born in 1937 in Germany, she lived there throughout World War II before coming to the U.S. with her family at the age of twelve. She joined the Mattachine...

Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher is an award-winning business journalist and is recognized as one of the nation’s most respected writers on the business of technology. In a 2016 profile headlined, "Kara Swisher is Silicon Valley’s Most Feared and Well-Liked Journalist. How Does That...

Steve Rothaus

Steve Rothaus

Steve Rothaus worked at the Miami Herald for over 30 years, covering LGBTQ issues for two decades. During his time there, he was part of news teams awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service and the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting. In 2014, he...

Sarah Barrett