“CURVE, the nation’s best-selling lesbian magazine, reaches nearly a quarter-million readers each issue and 500,000 online. Savvy, hip and intelligent, CURVE magazine presents the latest in film, pop culture, politics, fashion, travel, automotive, home entertainment, technology and health. Our celebrity interviews, news, style, social issues and reviews have helped CURVE achieve a level of prominence that has kept us in the spotlight for over 20 years.” 40% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds within two weeks.
Pays $0.15-$0.20/word for 200-2500 words.
“The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide is a bimonthly magazine of history, culture, and politics targeting an educated readership of GLBT men and women. The G&LR publishes essays in a wide range of disciplines as well as reviews of books, movies, and plays. ‘It’s our intellectual journal,’ remarked Larry Kramer in The New York Times.” Bimonthly. Pays within 60 days of publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys one-time rights. Occasionally accepts reprints “excerpted from previously published works, and published on our blog.” Responds immediately if interested; otherwise, up to 6 months. Guidelines online
Pays $100 – $200
“Mixtape.LGBT is a digital arts and music zine. We feature personal stories, brief interviews, media recommendations and critical essays with a focus on LGBTQ+ topics.” Online publication. Pays on acceptance.