Steven Petrow is an award-winning journalist and book author who is best known for his Washington Post and New York Times essays on aging, health, and LGBTQ issues. He’s currently a contributing writer to The Post and The Times as well as a columnist for USA Today. In addition to his five etiquette books, Petrow previously wrote the Post’s "Civilities" column and “Civil Behavior” for the Times. His work has been published in Time, The Atlantic, Salon, the Daily Beast, the Los Angeles Times, and The Advocate. You’re likely to hear him on NPR’s “All Things Considered Weekend,” or one of your favorite--or least favorite--TV networks (MSNBC, PBS, CBS, Fox, and CNN). The most recent of his books is Steven Petrow’s Complete Gay & Lesbian Manners [stevenpetrow.com]. Steven also served as the host and executive producer of "The Civilist," a podcast from Public Radio International and North Carolina Public Radio WUNC. He's a former president of NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists.
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