Tag Archives: NLGJA

Porno Pete Is Very Upset There Were No Anti-Gays At Gay Journalism Convention

“Even the NLGJA panel on religion and ‘gay rights’ was bereft of a traditionalist perspective, while the two openly homosexual speakers—former Episcopal Church bishop V. [Vicky] Gene Robinson and new Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ECLA) Bishop Rev. Doctor Guy Erwin—were heralded in the program as leaders of ‘this next wave of the civil rights movement.’Both Revs. Robinson and Erwin ...

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Sources Say Fox Anchor Shep Smith Isn’t Planning On Coming Out At LGBT Gala

Jim Romenesko followed up on my post yesterday about Shep Smith attending next week’s gala for LGBT journalists. I asked Fox News and NLGJA if Smith – outed by Gawker last October – plans to announce anything at next Thursday’s event. “Not to my knowledge,” NLGJA membership coordinator Matthew Rose told me. “Our special guest list is filled with allies,” ...

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Is Fox Anchor Shep Smith Coming Out?

Next week the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association will hold its annual gala here in New York City. When I first got my invite to cover the event, I noticed that glass-closeted Fox News anchor Shepard Smith is listed among the attendees. To be clear, not all of the announced media personalities on the list are LGBT, but today ...

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At #LGBTmedia13

The fourth annual Haas Convening is underway in Philadelphia, where about 70 LGBT journalists have gathered for brainstorming and training on critical issues facing the community. Among today’s presenters are noted lawyer Lavi Soloway, who advocates for bi-national couples who face DOMA-related deportations. Other issues on today’s agenda include LGBT rights abroad and asylum rights, aging and seniors in the ...

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This Weekend: #LGBTmedia13

This weekend I’ll be in Philadelphia to attend the fourth annual Haas Convening, a symposium for LGBT journalists sponsored by the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund and the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association. Organizer Bil Browning gives a preview at Bilerico: “This year’s convening is focusing on coalition building. We’ll have presentations on immigration reform, international issues, the ...

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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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Folks On The Other Side Of Your Screen

Here’s a shot of this weekend’s 2012 Haas Convening, where LGBT journalists gathered in Houston for training and updates on the movement’s latest issues. Attending were such well-known bloggers as Jeremy Hooper (Good As You), Bil Browning (Bilerico Project), David Badash (New Civil Rights Movement), Rod McCollum (Rod 2.0), Zack Ford (Think Progress), Noah Michelson (HuffPo Gay Voices) and Scott ...

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Houston Meet-Up Reminder

A reminder for this Saturday: After going back and forth with Twitter, Facebook, and meatspace pals, the consensus is that JR’s Houston will be the best spot for next Saturday’s meet-up. I’ll be in Texas for the Haas LGBT Journalists Convening, which this year is sponsored by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. Hosting the whole shebang is NLGJA ...

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Houston Meet-Up On Saturday 3/24

After going back and forth with Twitter, Facebook, and meatspace pals, the consensus is that JR’s Houston will be the best spot for next Saturday’s meet-up. I’ll be in Texas for the Haas LGBT Journalists Convening, which this year is sponsored by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. Hosting the whole shebang is NLGJA board member Bil Browning, the ...

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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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Christianists At The Gay Journo Convention

Some Christian outfit called the Culture and Media Institute infiltrated attended the NLGJA Convention in DC last weekend. Here’s their recap. It’s spelled NLGJA, but they pronounce it “Negligee.” [JMG: Never heard this, but it IS funny.] The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) just held its annual convention here in Washington D.C., attracting hundreds of journalists – and ...

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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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This Weekend: NLGJA Convention

This Friday I’ll be heading down to DC for the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association’s annual convention. I’ll be speaking on a Saturday panel defending my support here for a trans-inclusive ENDA. As panel moderator Michael Triplett pointed out to me, I have “lots of very vocal” readers who didn’t agree with my position, so we’ll be talking about ...

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