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NLGJA is the premier network of LGBTQ media professionals dedicated to the highest journalistic standards in the coverage of LGBTQ issues.

NLGJA LA provides its members with skill-building, educational programming, and professional development opportunities. As the association of LGBT media professionals, we offer members the space to engage with other professionals for both career advancement and the chance to expand their personal networks. Through our commitment to the fair and accurate LGBT coverage, NLGJA creates tools for journalists by journalists on how to cover the LGBT community.

Benefits of Membership

  • Access to members-only sections of the NLGJA website
  • Discount on NLGJA events, including national conventions
  • Your dues support NLGJA’s work to foster fair and accurate media coverage of LGBT issues
  • No fee to enter NLGJA-LA’s Excellence in Journalism Awards ($30 per entry for non-members)
  • Member Directory: Talk to the members in your area or network with those in your field nationally.
  • Job Board: Post the opportunities in your newsroom or search for the perfect posting for you.

How to Join

Become a member. After choosing your membership level, select Los Angeles Chapter from the Chapter drop-down menu.