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NLGJA is the premier network of LGBTQ media professionals and all dedicated to the highest journalistic standards in the coverage of LGBTQ issues.

NLGJA provides its members with skill-building, educational programming and professional development opportunities. As the association of LGBTQ media professionals, we offer members the space to engage with other professionals for both career advancement and the chance to expand their personal networks. Through our commitment to the fair and accurate LGBTQ coverage, NLGJA creates tools for journalists by journalists on how to cover the LGBTQ community.

Become a part of NLGJA and support a growing network of your peers. Support the association with your membership as a media professional or ally.

Learn more about membership levels for students, professionals, LGBTQ Media or allies.

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Support NLGJA with your time.

  • Member Directory
    Talk to the members in your area or network with those in your field nationally.
  • Job Board
    Post the opportunities in your newsroom or search for the perfect posting for you.
  • Media Watch
    We can’t keep up with EVERYTHING –  So we need members to keep an eye open and reach out to our Rapid Response Task Force when they feel they’ve found a particularly excellent or biased piece of LGBTQ reporting.
  • Support a Local Chapter
    Host an event and invite friends and co-workers to join NLGJA and become a part of a national community.