Kenya proves it can no longer Host LGBTI Refugees due to Escalating Violence

It is Xmas day. Two nights ago, while asleep for the first time in their new shelters at Kakuma Kenya, LGBTI refugees were attacked with sticks and fists.  Terrified they were about to be killed, some ran for the bushes and others risked camping outside the Reception Center in the hope that they may finally receive some real protection and security. … More Kenya proves it can no longer Host LGBTI Refugees due to Escalating Violence

NLGJA Names Journalists to Hall of Fame

NLGJA Names Steve Rothaus, Kara Swisher and Lilli Vincenz to LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame WASHINGTON, DC – Today, NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists announced that longtime Miami Herald reporter Steve Rothaus, Recode co-founder Kara Swisher and LGBTQ pioneer Lilli Vincenz are the 2019 inductees in the LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame. Their induction will take place on … More NLGJA Names Journalists to Hall of Fame

Bringing STRAIGHT Money Talk by Suze Orman to GAY (LGBTQ) Journalist Convention

Last Day for NLGJA Convention Advance Registration Rate – NLGJA Convention Event of the Week:  Straight Money Talk with Suze Orman: NLGJA’s 2019 National Convention in New Orleans is coming up fast! Each week from now until the convention, NLGJA will be featuring one of the outstanding activities that will be offered throughout the Convention. Be sure … More Bringing STRAIGHT Money Talk by Suze Orman to GAY (LGBTQ) Journalist Convention

I am Named for Excellence in Blogging Award as NLGJA Announces 2019 Excellence in Journalism Award Recipients 

I am so honored to be named for the Excellence in Blogging Award: Melanie Nathan for “LGBT Refugee Peaceful Protest Turns Violent at UNHCR Compound in Kenya,” www.oblogdee.blog   and congratulations to all the award recipients with thanks for the important work. This is truly an honor, and most especially because it recognizes the subject matter which I … More I am Named for Excellence in Blogging Award as NLGJA Announces 2019 Excellence in Journalism Award Recipients 

NLGJA Announces death of Michael Triplett its President

Statement by NLGJA, National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association By Melanie Nathan, January 17, 2013. It is with great sadness that we inform you that our friend and leader, NLGJA President Michael Triplett, passed away today after a courageous battle with cancer. While Michael only served as president for a few short months, he has … More NLGJA Announces death of Michael Triplett its President

NLGJA Benefit Hosts | Soledad O’Brien & Jane Velez-Mitchell

Hosts for New York Benefit by Melanie Nathan,  02/03/2012 Washington, D.C. – Today the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) announced that CNN’s Soledad O’Brien and HLN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell will co-host the 17th annual New York Benefit. “Headlines & Headliners” will take place on Thursday, March 29, 2012, from 6:30-9:30pm at the Mitchell Gold … More NLGJA Benefit Hosts | Soledad O’Brien & Jane Velez-Mitchell