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Solutions Journalism provides rigorous reporting on solutions to social problems. We believe it can be a tool in building equity in both local news and in communities.

From the Solutions Story Tracker

Stylebook

Many changes were made to the Associated Press Stylebook in its 56th edition, including the change from LGBT to LGBTQ+ and guidance on the use of pronouns They/Them. Read more

Other Style Guides available:

The Association of LGBTQ Journalists Stylebook

Trans Journalists Association Style Guide

Photos

The Gender Spectrum Collection is a stock photo library featuring images of trans and non-binary models that go beyond the clichés. This collection aims to help media better represent members of these communities as people not necessarily defined by their gender identities—people with careers, relationships, talents, passions, and home lives. More information

Network

NLGJA is the premier network of LGBTQ+ media professionals and all dedicated to the highest journalistic standards in the coverage of LGBTQ+ issues. Learn more

The NLGJA Stylebook on LGBTQ+ Terminology is intended to complement the prose stylebooks of individual publications, as well as the AP Stylebook, the leading stylebook in U.S. newsrooms. Download

Collaboration

News Is Out is the first of its kind collaboration to focus on business sustainability for LGBTQ+ media and producing great journalism. Learn more

Gender language

Gender is complicated, and no one has it completely figured out. Acknowledging this complexity was once the norm. TLP provides a guide to the language of gender, attraction, and acceptance. Learn more

Research

MAP’s Equality Maps provide a detailed snapshot of the current state of LGBTQ+ laws and policies in the United States. In this regularly changing landscape, these are the state and local policy updates through November 2023 Learn more

New ways to think about diversity in reporting