Equipping those students entering journalism and other communications
fields to understand the complexities of the debate surrounding gay
and lesbian issues. (See Enhancing
Holding forums and workshops
with both academics and news professionals to develop
strategies to ensure that the next generation of graduating journalists
is qualified to address these complex social issues.
Providing resources such as this website to help journalism
educators address, through the lens of news media, the history and
context of sexual-diversity issues.
Conducting surveys, audits and other research
to analyze news coverage of sexual-orientation issues and translate
the results into a resource for journalism educators.