“Bitch Media’s mission is to provide a feminist critique and analysis of pop culture, to encourage discussion about how the media influences us, and to promote the connection between cultural critique and social-justice activism.”
“BGD is a website for video and writing by people of color who are also queer and/or trans. It’s a place where you can take up space and raise your voice! BGD has millions of readers all over the globe. The world’s listening. What do you want to say?…With its focus on social justice from a QTPoC perspective, BGD is the only forum of its kind on the web.”
“Broken Toilets is an online magazine about global development and culture. Our mission is to bring more thoughtful perspectives to issues in social and environmental justice, equality, political change, human rights and openness.”
"Launched in early 2016, Crixeo (pronounced KREE-zee-oh) is a place for creative minds to gather, discuss and share how our lives intersect with the arts. We’re building an art community of diverse thinkers who want to share the beauty, heart and determination found around us every day. Covering everything from books, music, movies, fashion and street art to design, technology, culinary art, sports and family — and more! — our stories celebrate the creativity that surrounds us."
“Earth Island Journal is always looking for compelling and distinctive stories that anticipate environmental concerns before they become pressing problems, stories that scan the horizon for the next big issue. We want stories that will surprise, provoke, and entertain our readers and that explore new territory overlooked by other publications.”
“We’re dedicated to sharing the good life beyond the choir, and to all those who didn’t yet know they give a care about living a good, fun life that’s good for others, and our planet. The mindful life is about yoga, organics, sustainability, conscious consumerism, enlightened education, the contemplative arts, adventure, bicycling, family…everything. But mostly it’s about this present moment, right here, right now, and how we can best be of benefit, and have a good time doing so.”
"Entelligent is a website for the smart investor interested in energy trading, the U.S. energy industry, and ESG (environmental, social, and governance) investing. As a member of our exclusive paid contributor network, you will be at the forefront of Entelligent’s mission, unearthing cutting-edge research and creating commentary on the intersection of energy, business, and the environment. Specifically, we are seeking three types of contributors: Journalists/Bloggers, Business Analysts, and Scientists."
“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.”
"Our mission is simple – To create a place where all women; cis, trans, queer and women of color can be both Femme and Feminist. A community of joyous expression of femininity within the context and exploration of feminist values."
"Femsplain inspires discussion and connection through storytelling by amplifying the voices trans/cis women and gender nonconforming individuals...Every two weeks Femsplain publishes a new prompt essay." Check guidelines for current prompt.
"GlobalComment.com provides a one-stop web magazine for all readers who are looking for fresh, independent and eclectic commentaries written by talented writers from all over the world. We also publish works of fiction, poetry, art, and other creative material. It is part of our dream to give that vital break to all those budding Henry Millers, Amin Maaloufs, Robert Fisks, Zadie Smiths, Molly Ivinses, and… well, you get the picture."
“We want original, compelling, heartbreaking, funny, enraging, enlightening work, written clearly and with an eye towards stories that cut through the dull hum of the internet—stories that help the reader better understand New York City and the people living in it.”
"Grist is a source of intelligent, irreverent environmental news and commentary that’s been around since 1999, when the internet was made of rubber bands. We cover climate, energy, food, cities, justice, politics, tech, and green living, and the innovative solutions bubbling up in each of those areas."
"GUTS is a digital, volunteer-run feminist magazine and blog. Our biannual magazine publishes literary essays and reviews, long-form journalism, interviews, fiction, poetry, and new media to further feminist discourse, criticism, and community engagement in Canada. Our website also regularly posts informal and accessible content featuring up-and-coming feminist projects and persons of interest, short essays, letters, reviews, updates, and rants."
"Harper’s Magazine, the oldest general-interest monthly in America, explores the issues that drive our national conversation, through long-form narrative journalism and essays, and such celebrated features as the iconic Harper’s Index. With its emphasis on fine writing and original thought Harper’s provides readers with a unique perspective on politics, society, the environment, and culture."
“A community was created for parents to talk freely and openly without big brother watching. The articles were designed to share parenting experiences and to let you know that you’re not alone with your flaws and imperfections.”
“Kindness Blog shares media featuring kindness in all its varied forms. Kindness, compassion, mindfulness, forgiveness, family, love, parenting, wisdom, grief, humanity, friendship, homelessness, life-lessons, morality, gentleness, non-violence, humility, loss, meditation, tandom acts of kindness, mental health and gratitude.”
“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.”
"It’s 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. We reach around four million Australians a month."
"Model View Culture publishes the original work of technologists, activists, writers, educators and artists. It aims to present compelling cultural and social critique, highlight the work and achievement of diverse communities in tech, and explore the use of technology for social justice.”
"Mother Jones is a reader-supported nonprofit news organization...We're interested in just about anything that will raise our readers' eyebrows, but we focus especially on these areas: national politics, environmental issues, corporate wrongdoing, human rights, and political influence in all spheres."
“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.”
"New Mobility covers active wheelchair lifestyle with articles on recreation, travel, people, health, relationships, media, culture, civil rights and resources. Eighty-five percent of our readers have disabilities, most caused by spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, post-polio syndrome, cerebral palsy or muscular dystrophy.""New Mobility covers active wheelchair lifestyle with articles on recreation, travel, people, health, relationships, media, culture, civil rights and resources. Eighty-five percent of our readers have disabilities, most caused by spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, post-polio syndrome, cerebral palsy or muscular dystrophy."
"Pacific Standard publications include a bimonthly print magazine and a daily website—PSmag.com—that tell stories about society's biggest problems, both established and emerging. By combining research that matters with ambitious narrative and investigative reporting, we reveal how people, governments, corporations, institutions, and cultural groupthink perpetuate questionable private behavior and bad public policy. We're also deeply interested in the scholars, revolutionaries, policymakers, and creatives fighting for a better and more just future."
“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 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.”
"We work with strong writers who have a pulse on topical stories before they make the rounds through social media and general media outlets. Our site will provide breaking news and thought-provoking, accessible pieces, framed in a way to maximize reader take away. Our content emphasizes human stories and human impact within diverse subject matters."
"Fun, Fresh, Feminist"..."STACKEDD Magazine is a Seattle-based, online Arts Quarterly that showcases the work of women of Seattle-and those who identify as such- while providing a forum for their opinions. We plan on expanding city to city."--Most content is Seattle/Northwest focused and half of their contributors need to be from Washington State.
"STIR is a weekly online journal committed to exploring the gray areas of controversy. Social, cultural, and political issues often provoke polarizing discussions that can leave us even more divided. We invite contributors to share their perspectives and we ask commenters to respond respectfully in an attempt to narrow the divide between opposing viewpoints."
"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."
"Teaching Tolerance provides several opportunities for supporters to contribute freelance articles and lessons. All of these require simple, lively, concise writing. Please keep in mind that ours is a national audience of preK-12 educators interested in diversity, multiculturalism, anti-bias and social justice topics."
“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.”
"The New Yorker is a weekly magazine offering a signature mix of reporting and commentary on politics, international affairs, popular culture and the arts, science and technology, and business, along with fiction, poetry, humor, and cartoons."
“TheRoot.com provides an unflinching examination of political and cultural news through insightful debate and commentary from both established and emerging black thought-leaders. The Root features unvarnished analysis of important issues in the black community and engages anyone looking for diverse viewpoints that are provocative, savvy and smart.”
"The Sun is an independent, ad-free magazine that for more than forty years has used words and photographs to evoke the splendor and heartache of being human. Each monthly issue celebrates life, but not in a way that ignores its complexity. The personal essays, short stories, interviews, poetry, and photographs that appear in The Sun’s pages explore the challenges we face and the moments when we rise to meet them."
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."
“Recognition of veterans and military service is paramount at the VFW. Articles related to current foreign policy and defense along with all veterans issues are of prime interest. Topics pertaining to American armed forces abroad and international events affecting U.S. national security are particularly in demand. Articles dealing with military history must take a fresh approach.”
"Vocal is a platform for content creators to share their work with an engaged audience and get compensated. Join the community, amplify your voice and be rewarded...Whatever you think of, you can create! Personal blogs, product reviews, science fiction stories, relationship woes; if you have a story to tell, we want you to share it with the community."
“YES! Magazine reframes the biggest problems of our time in terms of their solutions. Online and in print, we outline a path forward with in-depth analysis, tools for citizen engagement, and stories about real people working for a better world.”