A Career Less Ordinary: Pioneering Lesbian Editor Judy Wieder Tells Her Tale

Judy Wieder NLGJA Award
Judy getting the NLGJA Award for Excellence in Book Writing.

The Advocate’s first female editor-in-chief, Judy Wieder, chronicles her fascinating life — which included time as a folk singer, disco songwriter, and hair band journalist — in Random Events Tend to Cluster. BY TRACY E. GILCHRIST With a career that includes gigs and jobs as far-flung as folk singer, gold-record winning songwriter of the disco …

Judy Wins Prestigious Award

Judy Wieder Wins Excellence Award

NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists announced the recipients of its Excellence in Journalism Awards and recognizes exemplary work produced in 2017. Judy Wieder will win the Excellence in Book Writing Award, to be presented at the NLGJA convention September 6-9, 2018 in Palm Springs, CA. Visit NLGJA’s website for more info.

Journalism and the price of progress

Introduction: Necessity truly is the mother of invention. This includes the biggest invention of the millennium: the World Wide Web.  Slowly revealing itself as a miracle of communication—though one that’s hell-bent on replacing all other communications—the miraculous WWW has many sides, some bright as the sun, others murky as the night. Officially established in the …

Calling them “monsters” is too easy

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Harvey Weinstein on the cover of three mainstream magazines. But there's a problem...

What’s wrong with making these people monsters? Harvey Weinstein is the earthquake under the volcano. Bullying women (or anyone) into giving favors—sexual or otherwise—has been going on since the Greeks and Romans—maybe even the cavemen. In this decade alone, alleged sexual predators facing law suits include Bill Cosby, Roger Ailes, Woody Allen, Bill O’Reilly, Casey …