Building our industry

NEMA brings together publishers and media professionals from across North America to share ideas and resources, collaborate, and help our industry grow to even greater heights.

Together we represent hundreds of thousands of LGBTQ people hungry for local and national news and entertainment.


Our trusted media partners are at the forefront of the issues most important to the LGBTQ community.


NEMA publications have a digital reach of more than a million readers and are deeply embedded as part of their local communities. NEMA publications are a trusted source in their local LGBTQ community.


LGBTQ members are trailblazers on social channels, where we thrive.


NEMA leaders and their associated publications are local influencers and leaders in the local LGBT marketplace. They have their fingers on the pulse of everything LGBTQ in their respective communities

National Equality Media Association

National Equality Media Association is the nation’s only nonprofit organization dedicated to serving LGBTQ media. NEMA membership serves the content demands of the LGBT markets by delivering relevant, personal and authentic content via traditional print media as well as in integrated digital and social media.

Our Leadership

NEMA is governed by an elected board of directors, each serving a two year term. Here are our officers the event!

DJ. Doran

Publisher/CEO Doran Omnimedia, LLC Chicago, IL 60657 DJ’s background and experience include a 23-year military career

Jerry Jones

Publisher & President Out & About Nashville, Inc. Out & About Puerto Vallarta, S. DE R.L. DE C.V. Jerry is the

Michael Aaron

[Vice President]
Publisher of QSaltLake Magazine and QPages directory Michael has been publishing QSaltLake Magazine and the QPages directory

Bill Gemmill

Associate Publisher, Echo Magazine in Phoenix Bill has had three distinct “careers” giving him extensive leadership,