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LGBT Journalists And Allies Unite At Splashy NYC Fete

Posted 03.22.2014 | Gay Voices

Some of media's biggest names gathered at New York's Prince George Ballroom for "Headlines & Headliners," the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Assoc...

Get A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Queer Media This Weekend

Posted 02.28.2014 | Gay Voices

The 2014 Haas LGBT Media Journalists Convening will take place this weekend in Washington D.C. The annual conference brings together a who's who of...

The Coming Out of Robin Roberts: Why It Matters

Tracy Baim | Posted 03.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Tracy Baim

Just as Ellen DeGeneres chips away at homophobia on her talk show, Roberts will join the ranks of everyday heroes of our movement, just succeeding at being their authentic selves.

Gay Journalists Are Everywhere During Supreme Court Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Media

The remarkable shift in how the United States views gay rights and gay people could be easily understood just by following the way the media covered t...

LOOK: 20 Of Our Favorite Anderson Cooper Moments Since He Came Out

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 01.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Anderson Cooper hosted CNN's New Year's Eve celebration with Kathy Griffin on Tuesday and there was no shortage of hilarious (and controversial) momen...

Coming Out Wasn't Always So Easy For Gays Working In News Media

Chuck Gomez | Posted 09.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Chuck Gomez

As recently as 1989, tolerance for gays and gay jounalists was hardly prevalent. I would cringe at the gay jokes in the newsroom. A few years earlier I overheard a colleague tell a cameraman, "You better watch when you interview those gays. You don't want to catch AIDS, you know."

Unlike Anderson Cooper, Many Out LGBT Journalists Paid The Price, Paved The Way

Andrew Miller | Posted 09.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Andrew Miller

It is not Cooper who will clear the career paths for a new crop of out gay men and women; it is those journalists who paved the way for Anderson Cooper's career, which has been largely free of the burden of anti-gay discrimination. They are the original risk takers and role models.

Anderson Cooper And Journalism 101: The Myth Of Objectivity

Tracy Baim | Posted 07.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Tracy Baim

Is someone who is straight (or closeted) any better able to cover a gay story? Every reporter has a long list of bias points. It is time we shatter this notion that being part of a minority group means you should not be able to cover that group.

Voice To Voice: Clay Cane And Janet Mock Discuss Being Black And LGBT, Homophobia, Transphobia, And More

Posted 02.16.2012 | Gay Voices

Our Voice To Voice conversation series began in January with a collection of interviews between LGBT authors discussing their work, queer life and som...

On Gay New York Times Writer Adam Nagourney Coming to LA as Bureau Chief

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Karen Ocamb

Being openly gay does not necessarily mean more or favorable coverage of LGBT and HIV/AIDS issues.