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A Message from NLGJA’s Board of Directors

NLGJA joined UNITY: Journalists for Diversity in 2011, and has been working in conjunction with other UNITY partners since then. UNITY’s board of directors has made the difficult decision to dissolve the organization. While this means that UNITY will no longer exist...

Applications Now Open for NLGJA Student Opportunities

NLGJA is excited to announce that applications for scholarships and our CONNECT: Student Journalism Training Project are available online now. The deadline to apply for these student opportunities is April 17. NLGJA offers two annual scholarship awards, the Kay...

Now Open: Applications for 2018 NLGJA Excellence in Journalism Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 3, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Dillon Lewis Press@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888 Washington, DC – NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is now accepting online applications for its 2018 Excellence in Journalism Awards. The Excellence in...

NLGJA Announces 2017 Inductees to LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Dillon Lewis Press@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888 WASHINGTON, DC – Today NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is pleased to announce that two new inductees will be enrolled in the LGBTQ Journalists...

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...