Leroy Aarons

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Leroy Aarons


United States

Birth - Death

1933 - 2004




Founder, the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association in 1990. Journalist, editor and playwright. Began as a journalist with the Washington Post, before moving to the Oakland Tribune. Co-authored a docudrama with Geoffrey Cowan, `Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers`, which aired on National Public Radio and won the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's Gold Award for best live entertainment program on public radio. Founding member of the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education. In 2005 he was inducted into the NLGJA Hall of Fame. Partner was Joshua Boneh.

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