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OPEN LETTER: NLGJA Advisory on Covering Southern Baptist Convention

Washington, DC (Monday, June 12, 2017) – This week, the Southern Baptist Convention will convene June 13–14 in Phoenix. A coalition of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender and queer people (LGBTQ) will also be in Phoenix to challenge church teachings that have...

A Note on Covering the Anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub Shooting

In the early-morning hours on June 12, 2016 in Orlando, the LGBTQ and Latinx communities were attacked at Pulse Nightclub. As news outlets cover the anniversary of the attack, NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is here to help you ensure the coverage is both...

Excellence in Religion Coverage

This category recognizes outstanding one-time or ongoing coverage of the intersection of religion/spirituality and LGBTQ issues. Submission must follow the appropriate entry format rules as described above for writing, TV, radio, digital and photojournalism. Apply...

Open Letter: NLGJA Stands with Jacqui Helbert and WUTC-FM

NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists calls for the reinstatement of WUTC-FM reporter Jacqui Helbert, who was ousted from her job after covering Tennessee state officials in a way they didn’t like. The University of Tennessee Chattanooga said university...

Open Letter: Trans Coverage in Wake of Oakland Warehouse Fire

NLGJA - The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is made up of working journalists and media professionals. We are not an advocacy group. Our mission is to ensure fair and accurate coverage of issues that affect LGBTQ people. Three transgender people have been reported...

NLGJA President Jen Christensen Receives CNN Diversity Ovation Award

PRESS CONTACT: Dillon Lewis Press@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888 Washington, D.C.- Today NLGJA - The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is excited to announce that NLGJA President Jen Christensen is the recipient of the 2016 CNN Diversity Ovation Award. Christensen is an...