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This is a community space, a place for us to collect the incredible creative work being produced in the face of marginalization. Use the form below to share your work, and our team of volunteer moderators will get it posted as soon as possible. 

Please fill out the form below and then send your submission to (For all other inquiries, use Do not send submissions to the magazine to this address.)

This form is only for submissions of inspirational posts, in an effort to show support for marginalized communities in the wake of recent world-shifting events during 2016. Please do not use this form to submit writing for consideration in IrisNew Writing for LGBTQ+ Young Adults. Submit to Iris here.

Contributor Form

Name *
Tell us how you would like your name to appear with your post.
I am submitting:
Share your piece. *
Submit your piece via email to, or link us to its current location below. Let us know how you'll be sharing it so we can follow up with you if we do not receive it.
For artwork, video, or multimedia that you have already posted online, please provide a link.
Examples: lgbtq+, black lives matter, 13+, 14-18, etc. Suggest your own, too! Separate tags with a comma.
Examples: depression, self-harm, etc. If you think it needs a warning, add it! If you aren't sure, add it anyway! Separate tags with a comma.
Does your piece contain graphic depictions of violence or sex? *
If you click yes, we'll reach out to you to discuss. We serve a wide range of ages, including readers younger than 12, so this is important.
Age disclaimer *
We can publish work from adults right away. If you are a minor, please let us know here. We'll email you to explain the process.