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Now Accepting Nominations for Chapter Leadership

Nominations are now being accepted for chapter leadership positions.

Nominees for NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists chapter leadership positions – both new candidates and those planning to run for re-election – shall be required to submit an application detailing, among other things, their journalism and media experience, current employment status and a statement explaining why they are seeking office. 

All candidates must fill out their own nomination form. Nominations must be submitted to Elections Chair David Steinberg at elections@nlgja.org by 5 p.m. ET on December 28, 2021. Candidates must provide a comprehensive 200-word biography and platform to be included in their nomination form. This will be distributed to the members of NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists during the elections process.

Mark Your Calendars for Our 2023 National Convention!

We had a blast at our 2022 Convention – let’s make our 2023 Convention even better!

We are thrilled to announce that our 2023 National Convention will be held Sept. 7-10 at The Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia.

Save big with our Early Bird rates and register today! Make sure that you’re signed into your member account to save even more with our special members-only rates.

Not a member? Become one today! Membership will save you money on everything from convention registration to submission fees for our annual Excellence in Journalism Awards.

Stay tuned for more information regarding hotel reservations, COVID-19 policies, and the availability of a virtual component of the convention. We can’t wait to see you next September!

Speaking at Our 2023 Convention

Interested in speaking at our 2023 National Convention? Submit a session proposal today!

NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists plans to provide more than 30 workshop opportunities to its attendees throughout the 2023 Convention from September 7-10 in Philadelphia.

Workshop proposals are an integral step in the process the conference planning committee and national office staff take to provide the most up-to-date and relevant workshops to all of our convention attendees.

Convention breakout sessions are 60 minutes long. Find more information and submit your proposal here.

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2023 National Convention
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Journalism Diversity Leaders Meet to Support One Another’s Work

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