Community mural at Capital Pride Festival, along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, June 11, 2023. Photo by Chris Rudisill

Be Proud of Your Reporting

Pride is a great time to build up long-term relationships with sources in the queer community. One of the best ways to do that is to earn trust by prominently including lots of LGBTQ+ voices in your reporting and letting them tell their own stories.

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A drag brunch in Sanford, N.C. was disrupted by the extremist group the Proud Boys in October as captured here by photojournalist Anthony Crider, licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0.

Tipsheet: Reporting on Pride in Light of Threats

Participating in events like Pride actually makes LGBTQ+ people and their allies safer, even though the events themselves can potentially be targets of protest, harassment, intimidation or attack.

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Photos by Zackary Drucker and Alyza Enriquez | The Gender Spectrum Collection

Finding the job (story)

For decades, compared with the general population, LGBTQ+ people have faced increased risk of experiencing economic insecurities.

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(queer)alize is part of OUTlook: Finding Solutions for LGBTQ Labor and Workplace Equality. It is a project of artstreet, in partnership with The project is supported by the Solutions Journalism Network.

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.

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New ways to think about diversity in reporting