Bedtime Diaries

“Our mission is to offer high-quality online erotica. For the fun of it!” URL: www.bedtimestories.com Payment: $5 per original story, nothing for book excerpts. Submission Information: “We want the steamy scenes you dog-ear in your romance or erotica novels! Each scene should create enough context for the reader, but focus on the […]

Bitch Media

“At Bitch, we’re always looking for pitches that speak to feminist responses to pop culture.” URL: www.bitchmedia.org Payment: Yes. Rates unpublished for online publication and $200-$650 for print. Submission Information: “In addition to our quarterly print magazine, we publish online content 5 days a week. We are looking for discussion-provoking critical […]

Quartz

“Quartz was founded to cover the new global economy, so we’re interested in stories that have some aspect of economics, technology, policy, science, health, management or business at their cores.” URL: www.qz.com Payment: Yes. Rates unpublished. According to Quartz, their payments are modest. Submission Information: Quartz wants your personal essays, […]

BuzzFeed READER

BuzzFeed READER is the home for cultural criticism, personal essays, fiction, and poetry. URL: www.buzzfeed.com Payment: Yes. Rates unpublished. Submission Information: On personal essays: “Personal essays can deal with almost any topic; some to think about are money, family, food, religion, sexuality, relationships, disability, illness (mental or physical), hormones, race, […]

The Guardian

“We’re always particularly interested in people with particular expertise or experience in the relevant areas (in your professional or personal life). Bear in mind that when writing for us, you are writing for a global, diverse audience. We’re always keen to hear from people from outside the UK, from different […]

Broadly

“Broadly is a website and digital video channel devoted to representing the multiplicity of women’s experiences. Through original reporting and documentary film, we provide a sustained focus on the issues that matter most to women.” URL: https://broadly.vice.com/en_us Payment: Yes. Rates unpublished. Pitch Information: Email your pitch to editor@vice.com. They receive a […]

DAME Magazine

“Incisive. Irreverent. Curious. Provocative. That’s DAME. We take an unabashed look at the issues our readers are really talking about. And like our readers, DAME is smart, quick-witted, opinionated and unapologetic. Recalling the golden age of women’s magazines, DAME boasts an enviable roster of some of the best voices of […]

Bust

“Got a great story or a great story idea? Something you’re so passionate about that you’ve just gotta share it with the world? Then don’t just sit there, woman! Submit your story to BUST!” URL: bust.com Payment: Unknown. Submission Information: BUST wants real stories and features as well as pieces for Sex […]

Bright Desire

“Bright Desire is looking to feature the written, photographic and audio-visual work of like-minded people. I want to showcase high quality erotic fiction, beautiful amateur photography and erotic filmmaking that is positive, female-friendly, innovative and different.” URL: brightdesire.com Payment: $15 USD for Flash Fiction between 300 and 500 words. $25 […]

Ravishly

“We’re the online endgame in intersectional feminism, with an ebullient twist. We give a lot of love — and sometimes get a little angry, too. You’ll see us talking about gender equality, body acceptance, coercing your toddler into eating broccoli, the horror that is Republican politics — oh, and orgasms.” […]

Slutty Girl Problems

“Slutty Girl Problems is for young women who embrace this empowered lifestyle. We’re the sister you always wanted, saying everything your mom was too embarrassed to tell you about, in a sex-positive, judgement-free zone.” URL: sluttygirlproblems.com Payment:  Unpaid at first. Writers may have the opportunity to move into paid positions. Rewards, perks, sex […]

Little Shop of O’s

“We strive to provide a broad view of preferences, and not only about technique and toys, but also attitude, being safe and healthy, openness, communication, and acceptance. We want people to find a greater happiness with sex as an important facet of their most valuable, intimate relationships. Just as we […]

The Establishment

“The Establishment is looking to unearth overlooked stories, produce original reporting, and provide a platform for voices that have been marginalized by the mainstream media. And yes, we want your humor, wit, and good old-fashioned satire, too. We publish originally reported features, interviews, long-form journalism, personal essays, and multimedia of […]

YourTango

From YourTango: “YourTango is all about the relationships you have with the most important people in your life (including yourself!) so anything you pitch should involve love, dating, marriage, divorce, parenting, mental health, sex and the like.” URL: www.yourtango.com Payment: Yes. Rates unpublished. Submission Information: “A YourTango piece can be about […]

Nerve

From Nerve: “Since 1997, Nerve has been a launchpad for young phenomenal writers to find their voice and missions. Some of the most important story tellers in the world have used Nerve to share their work. Really, we’re not kidding, look it up: Mary Gaitskill, Lena Dunham, Chuck Palahniuk, Erica […]