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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...
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.

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....
Michelle Johnson

Michelle Johnson

Michelle Johnson is one of the 2022 inductees into the LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame. Johnson, a former editor for the Boston Globe, was part of the team that launched the Globe’s award-winning regional website, Boston.com. Prior to moving into online media she was...
Debra Chasnoff

Debra Chasnoff

Debra Chasnoff is one of the 2022 inductees into the LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame. Chasnoff is a documentary filmmaker and nationally recognized champion of using film as an organizing tool for social justice campaigns, and a pioneering leader in the international...
Chris Cash

Chris Cash

Chris Cash is one of the 2022 inductees into the LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame. Cash is the founding publisher of Southern Voice (SoVo), the LGBTQ newspaper of record for Atlanta and the southeast. In 1988, Cash and a small group of volunteers launched a bi-weekly...
David Plazas

David Plazas

David Plazas is the recipient of the 2021 NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists Leadership Award. Plazas is the Opinion and Engagement Director for the USA TODAY Network in Tennessee and for the Tennessean. He has written award-winning editorials and columns on...
Errin Haines

Errin Haines

Errin Haines is the recipient of the 2022 NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists Leadership Award. Haines is editor at large and a co-founding member of The 19th, a nonprofit, independent newsroom focused on the intersection of gender, politics and policy. She is...