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Welcome to the 19th annual American Copy Editors Society national conference in Pittsburgh March 26-28, 2015. (Photo by Jeremy Davis.)

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Friday, March 27 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Language of the LGBT Community

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Language and terminology can be sensitive and difficult things when writing about the LGBT community and issues—no matter your medium. Sometimes the answers aren’t clear; sometimes they’re not easy. But this panel will offer some tips and guidance and, more importantly, an open forum to ask questions.

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Sarah Grey

Editor/owner, Grey Editing LLC
Sarah Grey is a freelance editor and writer at Grey Editing, where she works with diplomats, academics, entrepreneurs, religious leaders, and activists on books, websites, and more. She serves as a board member and local co-coordinator of the Editorial Freelancers Association and... Read More →
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Josey Herrera

Media producer, Chancellor's Diversity Initiative, University of Missouri
Josey Herrera works as a media producer for the Chancellor's Diversity Initiative at the University of Missouri. Herrera is passionate about accurate storytelling and community engagement. They work to combine their knowledge as a social justice warrior and journalist by often... Read More →
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Brady Jones

Lead features designer, Omaha World-Herald
Brady Jones is the lead features designer at the Omaha World-Herald where he was previously one of the 1A/local designers after graduating from college in 2011 with degrees in journalism and history.He has been an ACES board member for the last three years, serving as the secretary... Read More →
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Lauren Klinger

Interactive learning producer, Poynter NewsU
Lauren Klinger works with Poynter NewsU as an interactive learning producer. She also writes for Poynter.org (focusing on LGBT issues in media, diversity and journalism education), and teaches writing, coaching and social media in on-site Poynter seminars. She co-authored Poynter's... Read More →
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Karen Yin

Founder, AP vs. Chicago | Conscious Style Guide
Karen Yin (@apvschicago, @consciousstyles) is the creator of AP vs. Chicago, a guide for anyone who gives a dollar sign, ampersand, exclamation point, and pound sign about style, and Conscious Style Guide, a reference site for inclusive, compassionate, and empowering language. Recipient... Read More →


Friday March 27, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm EDT
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