“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.”
“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.
“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.”
“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.”
“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."
"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."
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
"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.”
“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.”
“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.”
"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.”
“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."
"Verge is the magazine for people who travel with purpose. It explores ways to get out and see the world
by volunteering, working and studying overseas. Our readers are typically young (17-40 years), or young
at heart, active, independent travellers who want to do something different and make a difference doing it.
Some are seasoned travellers who have seen a good part of the world. Many are contemplating overseas
travel for the first time and want to do it in a meaningful way."
“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.”
“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.”