From the Editors

Raising Mother Is Seeking Submissions to Commemorate #Stonewall50!

We’re opening submissions for this special call from June 4th to June 17th

Raising Mothers is currently accepting submissions for a special feature to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. We are interested in showcasing expressions of chosen and activist LGBTQIA+ mother/child relationships from BIPOC women and nonbinary writers—in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, graphic narrative, and hybrid writing. Given that BIPOC trans women catalyzed the Stonewall riots that changed LGBTQIA+ life in the United States, we will prioritize BIPOC trans women and children for this call. The deadline for this special call is June 17.


Raising Mothers is seeking submissions in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, graphic narrative and hybrid writing to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall riots. We will prioritize BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) trans women and children for this call.

Length is up to you; most essays we publish fall between 1500-4000 words. Poetry should be at least 3-5 pieces.

Read our submissions page for details and who to address work to for each department under DEPARTMENTS. 

Deadline is June 17 for all submissions.

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