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A Conversation with Jason Collins

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.24.2014 | Sports
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Collins stated he thought about coming out during the lockout in 2011 when he had time on his hands and after seeing an "It Gets Better Video" his trainer did.

10 Things You Should Know About 'Breaking Barriers' NLGJA 2014

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

It is the 24th Anniversary of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) Convention and Career and Community Expo, the 10th LGBT Media Summit and it is in Chicago August 21st through 24th.

The National Association Of Black Journalists Convention Explained

Akilah Bolden-Monifa | Posted 08.22.2012 | Black Voices
Akilah Bolden-Monifa

People of color are still in the minority in the United States and a even smaller percentage in the workforce. Ergo, any time there is a journalism conference not specifically labeled as, for people of color, it will be attended predominately by white folks.

Why I Didn't Attend the NLGJA Convention -- They Failed Us on Prop 8

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karen Ocamb

I thought part of the mission of NLGJA was to talk to colleagues about how news is covered so it doesn't wind up being antigay. What's the point of having an NLGJA Style Guide when there's no substance behind the style?

Code Orange And June Bugs

Rochelle Lefkowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rochelle Lefkowitz

It's June, that month more or less identified with weddings -- and Rainbow Pride -- and we seem to have been busily courting a new generation to embrace gay marriage.