Got the word last month that I’ve been invited to attend the LGBT Media Convening that will take place in Orlando March 23-26.
It will be the fifth one I’ve attended since 2013, and I’m looking forward to hanging out with my friends in the LGBT media world.
It’s hosted by the National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association with sponsorship from the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund and the Arcus Foundation.
It’s an opportunity along with my media colleagues to hone and build on our reporting skills, discuss issues of importance to the TBLGQ community so that we are better versed in covering them, and also network with each other.
In a time in which we have an incoming president that hates the media, it is even more important that we have media willing to speak truth to power and fight back. We also need media that will fight the lies and falsehoods disseminated about our community
As I get closer to my departure date for the event, I’ll be giving y’all more details about #LGBTMedia17 as I get them.