Starting in 2005, the nlgja has inducted noteworthy lgbtq journalists into a hall of fame so that their legacy may be remembered for generations to come. Inductions occur during the nlgja national convention each year along with the annual excellence in journalism awards. thats why recently, the national lesbian & gay journalists association (nlgja) announced the recipients of its excellence in journalism awards, which will be presented at nlgjas national. the stylebook supplement on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & queer terminology. This is a partial list of confirmed famous people who were or are gay, lesbian or bisexual. Famous people who are simply rumored to be gay, lesbian or bisexual, are not listed. The historical concept and definition of sexual orientation varies and has changed greatly over time for example the word gay wasnt used to describe sexual orientation until the mid-20th century. During that time she would co-author two books with her wife, journalist joyce murdoch, including and say hi to joyce americas first gay column comes out and the lambda literary award-winning courting justice gay men and lesbians v. Deb price, a trailblazing lesbian journalist who helped open americas eyes to lgbt lives, has died aged 62. Lesbian journalist julie bindel says sexual orientation is a choice july 7, 2014 by michael fitzgerald in her new book straight expectations , julie bindel argues that. lesbian journalist deb price, who wrote the first column on lgbtq issues to be nationally syndicated in mainstream newspapers, has died at age 62. An american political analyst as well as a journalist and national editor of the cook political report, amy walter is currently married to an owner of gayweddings. Com and co-author of capturing love the art of lesbian and gay wedding photographer, kathryn hamm. im gay and ive been a full-time, working journalist now for almost 20 years.