Tag Archives: Michael Triplett

NLGJA President Dies At 48

Michael Triplett, president of the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association, has died of cancer at the age of 48.  The NLGJA writes: Michael was the assistant managing editor at Bloomberg-BNA, where he used his legal background to develop and lead reports on tax and labor policy, as well as grooming journalists around the world. NLGJA members often called on ...

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One Gay Man’s Battle Against Oral Cancer

Michael Triplett is a vice president of the National Gay & Lesbian Journalists Association and their most prolific blogger. He’s also just reached the first anniversary in his battle against HPV-related oral cancer, about which he’s just written for the Good Men Project. An excerpt: In the past year, I’ve had: three surgeries, 42 days of traditional radiation treatment, five ...

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HomoQuotable – Michael Triplett

“While the ‘hate group’ list is interesting, it is also largely meaningless in terms of who the media should talk to and who they shouldn’t. Included in the current list of 18 groups–who all, apparently, aren’t going to show up on the final list–are organizations associated with white supremacist and Christian Identity movements, but also major players in the social ...

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Sirius XM At 2pm: Michelangelo Signorile Hosts Special Panel On Ethics Of Outing

On SiriusOutQ at 2pm today, Michelangelo Signorile hosts a special discussion on the ethics of outing. The show will be broadcast live from the convention of the National Gay & Lesbian Journalists Association, which is taking place this week in San Francisco. Our panel includes Mike Rogers of Blogactive, who was at the forefront of reporting on Senator Larry Craig, ...

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How Sexy Is Too Sexy For Gay Blogs?

Over at Mediaite, Michael Triplett has posted an interesting look into the editorial decisions of (mostly male) gay bloggers, who must carefully tread the line between hard news LGBT activism and the desire of some of their readers to see the occasional bit of beefcake. The column arises out off a feud between (now former) Bilerico blogger David Badash and ...

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DADT Controversy: Kathy Griffin Criticized For Calling Congressman A “Big Queen”

Gay heroine Kathy Griffin is in DC to participate in the HRC’s lobby day for the repeal of DADT. But today she’s under fire by some for her remarks to Capitol Hill’s Roll Call. Kathy Griffin might be a D-list diva, but she says House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) is royalty — of a sort. “I’m meeting with this ...

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On The “Death” Of LGBT Print Media

Over on Mediaite, Michael Triplett of the National Gay & Lesbian Journalists Association covers the demise of the Washington Blade and other LGBT print titles and what physical gay newspapers have meant to us. Like other “minority” media, it is easy to underestimate the significance of the LGBT press for the gay community. For many of us, it was the ...

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NLGJA Convention: In Which I Get Called A Stalinist

This weekend’s trip to the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists convention in DC turned out to be a lot of fun. Friday night I met my pal, personal blogger Jimbo Barrett, who treated me to dinner and cosmos at gay fave Duplex before we headed to a party at the Adams Morgan home of outing kingpin Mike Rogers, author of ...

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