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lstw no5 – call for submissions (extended)

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Do you want to contribute to lstw? We are currently accepting submissions for our fifth issue!

We are looking for lesbian, bi, trans, queer and non-binary writers, illustrators and photographers, and will be paying an honorarium of $150 per article or artwork. We’re committed to telling a variety of stories—so be bold!

Please send a sentence or two about yourself, as well as a short paragraph outlining your story idea and potential sources (if you’re an edit person) or a series of images or a URL to a portfolio website (if you’re an art person), to

Stay in touch with us while you’re social distancing. To help beat COVID-19 solitude, we’ve extended the deadline of the call for submissions for our fifth issue until April 1, 2020.


lstw is a bilingual print magazine published annually. An exploration of lesbian, bi, trans and queer communities, it’s an intimate portrait of the authentic and the diverse. lstw won “Issue Grand Prix” at the 2019 National Magazine Awards in Toronto.

lstw is distributed in more than 20 cities throughout North America and Europe, and can be found at Casa Bosques (Mexico City), the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Montreal), Glad Day Bookshop (Toronto), magCulture (London), Athenaeum Nieuwscentrum (Amsterdam), Artbook @Hauser & Wirth (Los Angeles) and Artbook @MoMA PS1 (New York).

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