“Online Magazine about Women inspiring Women Real Women-Real Stories. Our readers and writers contribute essays in the categories of: SHE DID IT!, Your work, Your Finances, Sex Diaries, Aging Parents, Adult Children, Amazing Travels, Financial Planning, and Retirement. Of course we also deal with Relationships, Second Marriages, Divorce, Widowhood, Fashion (as in: Can I wear this at 50+?), and the big Kahuna known as Menopause.”
“BlogHer is a platform for sharing great voices, stories and ideas.”. With many categories under the umbrellas of Lifestyle, Blogging & Social Media, and News & Entertainment, BlogHer spans a wide range of interests.
"BLUNTmoms is a collection of amazing bloggers who come to this site to explore different stories that aren’t always appropriate for their own personal blog sites...please make note that we are moving away from posts about new parenthood. This includes topics like pregnancy woes, cracked nipples, car seat shit storms and anything to do with your first few years of parenting. We want lots of stuff that will engage older parents of tweens teens and beyond."
“With an attitude that is fierce, funny, and proud to be female, BUST provides an uncensored view on the female experience.BUST tells the truth about women’s lives and presents a female perspective on pop culture. BUSTing stereotypes about women since 1993.”
“Providing a fresh spin on news, entertainment, fashion, beauty, lifestyle, books, and any and all subjects that concern women. Bustle is an online community delivering original content that’s smart, shareable, and, most importantly, fun.”
"Cosmopolitan is the best-selling young women's magazine in the U.S., a bible for fun, fearless females that reaches more than 17 million readers a month. Cosmopolitan delivers the latest news on men and love, work and money, fashion and beauty, health, self-improvement and entertainment.
Cosmopolitan.com reaches nearly 30 million unique users a month, in addition to boasting 8 million social followers. "
“Whether you are thinking about separating, newly divorced or have already navigated the divorce process, whether you are in your 20s with an infant or in your 50s with grown children, you have experience and a unique point of view. Your stories will help other moms who are going through the same process.”
"Fatherly is a parenting resource for men who understand that embracing what they’ve become doesn’t mean giving up who they are. Men who want to be great fathers without turning into cliches. Men who spent their formative years laughing at blogs about dads in short shorts, but who will never, ever wear short shorts themselves."
“A daily dose of inspiring essays and stories empowering women to face their fears, follow their instincts, and find their truth. The Feminine Collective is your cheerleader, your coach, your BFF, and the one place you can turn to when you need a reminder that you are not alone in your thoughts.”
“FinerMinds provides a platform for people to share their personal growth stories, their experiences and generally their teachings to a wonderful, inquisitive and enthusiastic audience of personal growth readers both through our blog and through a weekly newsletter.”
A web magazine about the other awkward age of adulthood. “The topics here run the whole gamut: romance, family, health, career, dealing with aging loved ones, and more. But what draws everything together is the sense that we’re all feeling our way along.”
“Heart and Soul is a heart centered and nurturing ezine with lifestyle, relationship, health and spirituality topics. You will also find many tools to help you take action to make positive changes in your life.”
“Founded by actress/musician Zooey Deschanel, producer Sophia Rossi and blogger/web personality Molly McAleer, HelloGiggles.com is the ultimate entertainment destination for smart, independent and creative females”
“Henpicked is one of the UK’s largest, fastest-growing websites for women who weren’t born yesterday. We’re here to give women a place to have their say, sparking discussion, promoting healthy debate and, we hope, bringing about positive change. Here, you’ll find inspirational life stories, tips and advice for happiness, health and wealth, plus competitions and offers and recommended products and services."
“Her View From Home is a lifestyle magazine that connects your view to the rest of the world. We strive to give you a platform to share your story and embrace everyday living through daily articles about family, kids, fashion and health, recipes and faith. Our website is made up of views from women across the country who share one common theme; a passion for their view from home.”
“We want to highlight the best of women’s voices and show the uniqueness and commonalities of women’s experiences….Send us an essay focused on an experience or moment – big or small – that transformed you or made you realize something important.”
“This magazine is for those of us that are not rich and famous. This magazine gives us something to read that we can relate to. We talk about everything from social issues to Kids and everything in between. Life in general consists of so many things, so we touch on all of it.”
“We encourage women to speak out against atrocities and discrimination, comment on politics, but also embrace their feminine, spiritual nature – denying no part that makes a woman whole….Bloggers and Guest Bloggers should write with an awareness of the mission and vision of the blog: to share experiences of diversity, empowerment and personal growth through women’s individual and collective voices.”
“Literal Shyft is a digital magazine designed to promote conscious living in all areas of our life–relationships, parenting, work, and play. We welcome submissions on topics related to themes of mindfulness, meditation, yoga, healthy living, communication, family, creativity, and work performance. Although we are unable to pay for submissions at this time, we will promote all accepted submissions through our social media channels.”
“The largest independent women’s website in Australia. We are news, opinion, social commentary, political analysis, style, relationships, parenting, beauty and healthy, great videos, clever podcasts, and deeply personal stories.”
“What are you in the middle of right now? And how have you seen God use that situation in your life to teach you something about himself, yourself, or the world around you? Whether your story is small or large, short-term or long-term…it doesn’t matter!"
“Midlife Boulevard is an on-line magazine focusing on the lives of women over 40. We are passionate about issues affecting women in midlife.” Midlife Boulevard covers “…topics including life, style, writing, and the business of blogging.”
“Are you interested in sharing content that will inspire and motivate young women who are educated and goal-oriented? Well, you should write for us! At Miss Millennia Magazine, we believe the best people to inspire women in their 20?s are other successful women in their 20?s or older!”
“This weekly column in the Sunday Style section of the New York Times is a coveted placement for personal essays about contemporary relationships, marriage, dating, parenthood — any subject that might reasonably fit under the heading “Modern Love.”
“Mom Fuse is a resource for moms and an online magazine of sorts. We love to feature recipes, give you honest reviews of products, give lots of things away to our readers, show you some fabulous finds we think you’ll love, help promote moms who own their own business and so much more!”
“This is your one-stop shop for funny stories, comics, theater reviews, family-style recipes and more. It is a symbol of my life as a stay at home mom and all the things I love: laughing, cooking, writing, art and theater. Topics can include parenting, relationships, family life and timely topics. We also love DIY, recipes, and life hacks. Relatable humor is best, but not the only thing we’re looking for.”
“We’re interested in reading nonfiction about all aspects of the journey to becoming a parent (or determining a different path). Trying to conceive, LGBTQ parenting, birth stories of all variety, experiencing loss, early days and later struggles, joy and tough times and hope and forgiveness, funny stuff and sexy stuff and stuff you didn’t think you could say out loud but just wrote it down. Politics and rants and sob stories and what you wish you had heard before you thought of it.”
“Thought-provoking, insightful, wickedly funny commentary on motherhood, for parents who love their brown babies, by parents who do the same. MyBrownBaby writers lift the voices of moms and dads of color looking for the 411/advice/a high-five on everything from pregnancy and childrearing to sex and relationships—all filtered through a colorful lens.”
“Next Avenue is public media’s first and only national service for America’s booming 50+ population. Our mission is to meet the needs and unleash the potential of older Americans through the power of media. We do this by providing news, information and advice to help our audience navigate their lives and inviting them to join in an ongoing conversation about the issues and transitions we all face.”
“Welcome to Ravishly, where we celebrate the mess of being human. A community for sharing what makes us tick, what ticks us off, plus pictures of our dogs (or cats – inclusivity is important). We laugh. We cry. We do it all together.”
“We are looking for raw stories, topics are not limited, but we want you to bleed on the page. Give us your heart and soul, stories that connect our Global Village and us. Let’s get RAW, we want to hear you roar.”
"Refinery29 is the leading digital-media company focused on women with an audience of 27 million monthly uniques on its website and a global reach of 225 million across platforms. Through a variety of lifestyle stories, original video programming, and social, shareable content across all platforms, Refinery29 provides its audience with the inspiration and tools to discover and pursue a more independent, stylish, and informed life."
“RELEVANT covers faith, culture and intentional living. Our readership is culturally savvy, mainly Christian twenty- and thirtysomethings who are looking for purpose, depth and spiritual truth. Our mission is to challenge people to go further in their spiritual journey, live selflessly and intentionally, care about positively impacting the world around them, and find the unexpected places God is speaking in life, music and culture.”
“We are most interested in essay-style, first-person narrative storytelling and cultural critique about current events from folks who are rethinking “tradition,” breaking through stereotypes, and bucking expectations about their roles.”
“Romper is a site for a new generation of women figuring out what motherhood means for us. Our plan is to chronicle that crazy adventure — its highs and its lows — in a way that’s smart, honest, helpful, and above all, fun. Raising another human is no joke, but it’s often hilarious.”
"At Ruby for Women, we offer words of hope, inspiration, and encouragement to women everywhere. God has given a story to each one of us, and in the Ruby for Women community, we seek to hear the true and authentic voice of every Christian woman."
"Sammiches and Psych Meds and its satirical division, MockMom, is a community of candid and often humorous writers using the keyboard as a form of therapy for surviving the trials of parenthood, politics, teaching, marriage and relationships, and life in general."
"Scribbles and Crumbs is a community on a mission to unite all who have known suffering [no matter the form] through the common ground of compassion and love. But we don't want to stop there. We want to join hands, pulling each other to the light, and coming alive. Join us. #oncomingalive"
"Single Mom Nation is where single mothers of all experiences, women seeking divorce, ending a relationship, deploying with the military or supporting a deployed parent, who feel alone in a marriage or partnership, who are considering parenting and relationship options or some other circumstance that lifts them up as the primary person raising a child - it is where we can all meet to get girlfriend-to-girlfriend advice, generously support each other, where we can laugh, sob, be sassy, feel safe and get real."
"Some Talk of You & Me is a raw, vulnerable and fierce online publication that offers a safe, empathetic space for writers who want to share our real stories in order to heal and move towards living our most brilliant, authentic lives. By supporting and honoring our courageous words and actions, we give each other the opportunity to release the power our stories have over us while continuing to gracefully explore the jagged edges of our beautiful hearts. By sharing our stories, we heal the world."
"In the face of loss and infertility, our mission is to show the world that we are still standing. Holding fast to resilience and hope. Our mission is to help you embrace life for everything that it is after experiencing the loss of a child or infertility."
"SMM is a content provider for progressive mothers who refuse to be compartmentalized or labeled. SMM is an icon for the mother who respects, explores and honors every part of her unique identity. SMM is a champion for the out-of-the-box mother who enjoys challenging social norms. SMM, our humor-based online magazine, explores trending issues in culture (psychology, motherhood, celebrity, spirituality), reflecting on how they affect women in all aspects of their lives."
"Sweatpants & Coffee is an online magazine founded by Nanea Hoffman in July of 2013 featuring inspirational, uplifting, entertaining content with a focus on comfort, personal growth, and mental, emotional, and physical well being."
“Ten to Twenty Parenting is a place you can come to determine whether your teen/tween’s crazy behavior is normal, or if you should go ahead and place the order for that straightjacket you’ve been considering.”
“We’re a multimedia company run and funded by women that’s predicated on a simple, yet radical notion: the world is a better, more interesting place when everyone has a voice. When one small, homogenous group runs the media, we’re left with a very skewed notion of the human experience.”
“We are having a conversation about what it means to be a man in the 21st century—and it is wide and varied and mundane and provocative. But for a post to be considered, it must always must be about, by, for, or focused on men. (Please note that approximately 20% of our contributors are women. That’s great—we love women’s voices. But they write about men, or sometimes about raising boys who become men.)”
"thirdAGE.com is a premier health and wellness site targeted to women 45 and older—an affluent, growing segment of society who are more empowered than any previous generation." (Please provide bios or links to published posts with your well written pitch.)
One of Canada’s oldest alternative journals, This Magazine is "fiercely independent and proudly subversive". The modern-day This "acts as a critical, gutsy voice in today’s media landscape, dedicated to exposing under-the-radar stories and to publishing smart, progressive commentary and reporting on Canadian politics, pop culture, social issues, and the arts."
“…publishes short personal essays and photographs by established and emerging writers and photographers...Thread covers a variety of themes relating to human experience across the decades; thoughtful, well-told stories from the lives of a diverse range of people.”
"Founded and led by Arianna Huffington, Thrive Global is a corporate and consumer well-being and productivity platform aimed at changing the way we work and live...Topics to explore include (but are not limited to): emotional well-being, mental health, mindfulness, physical health, giving, productivity, creativity, relationships with technology, and workplace policies."
Interested contributors should send a pitch or story to the email address provided in the SUBMIT link below. From there you will be given instructions on how to submit your work through Medium, their submission platform. They will contact you when it is live and it will appear on Thrive Global FROM your Medium account as well as in your own Medium account.
“This site is for anyone touched by perinatal grief — you can be the mom of baby no longer here, a father, brother, sister, aunt, grandmother/father, friend — anyone — we want you to raise your voice.”
“Verily is a fashion and lifestyle site that celebrates the best of who you are. We feature fashion that is worthy of the woman, relationship articles that go beyond sex tips, and strong cultural and lifestyle journalism. Verily is the modern woman’s go-to guide on how to lead a fulfilling, integrated life.“
“voiceBoks is an informational site for all things parenthood.” and covers categories of: Parenthood, Kids, Education, Family, Home (DIY, Crafts etc.), Wellness (fitness, pregnancy etc.), Food, Holidays, Books, Reviews/Giveaways/Coupons.
“A haven for moms, sisters, women or just about anyone who could use a little pick me up, a little help, or a little company on the road trip of life.” Topics include: “…life, children, family, cooking, beauty, fashion, books, the latest thing we are obsessed with, and of course, urban mom survival tips.“
“Our mission is to help lead women into transformational wholeness by the sharing of personal experiences, often accompanied by brokenness. Equipping others to confront deeper issues through seeking Christ and learning to fully surrender our individual lives to His Will are constant themes.”
“Focused on women over 40, Women’s Voices for Change explores the realities of contemporary women who are vital, visible, and active, who seek an accurate reflection of themselves. Information provided on our website and in our programs addresses relevant issues about medical, emotional and sexual health, relationships, economics, fashion, fitness, and the arts. Our aim is to create a powerful community of women in their prime.“
“Working Moms Against Guilt serves as an outlet and resource for moms all over the world who battle guilt at the office, at family functions, in the minivan, on the playground—you name it. We aim to help them win the battle and feel good (or at least, good enough) about themselves, their choices, and their lives.”
“YourTango is all about sex and relationships so anything you write about should involve love, dating, marriage, divorce, sex and the like. A YourTango piece can be about almost anything—travel, food, fashion, money—as long as it explains how the subject affects your (or someone’s) love life.”