Who we are: xQsí (Porque Sí) Magazine is an online multimedia LGBTQ Latin@ publication featuring articles, news, editorials, podcasts, videos, and creative writing on a wide range of topics directly relevant to the lives of LGBTQ Latin@s and their allies.

March 2011 Theme: La Lucha

xQsí magazine is seeking submissions in anticipation of its Winter 2011 launch that speak broadly to the empowerment of the LGBTQ community. We welcome articles, stories, essays, and creative writing that highlight different aspects of our struggle/lucha to transform our lives and communities. We would especially like pieces that profile LGBTQ individuals and organizations that are positively impacting social change in fields that include – but are not limited to- social and environmental justice, immigrant rights, identity and coming out, cultural production and representation, art, and activism. How to submit: Finished work and query letters are both welcome. Please send all submissions and/or queries to xQsiSubmissions@gmail.com. If sending only a query, please include a resume and/or a writing sample.

Submission deadline for the launch issue is November 15, 2010.

Entries received after the deadline may be considered for subsequent issues.

xQsí Magazine is accepting submissions for the following sections and formats:

News & Politics Features Word count: 500-600 words Word count: 700-1000 words Audio/Video length: 2-3 minutes Audio/Video length: 4-5 minutes Photo resolution: 300 ppi Photo resolution: 300 ppi Arts, Culture, & Entertainment Commentary & Editorials Word count: 500-600 words Word count: 400-500 words Audio/Video length: 2-3 minutes Audio/Video length: 2-3 minutes Photo resolution: 300 ppi Literature & Short Films Word count: Varied Video length: 5-6 minutes All written content should be submitted as Word (.DOC) files. All images should be submitted as .TIFF or .JPG files. All video content should be submitted in Flash file (.FLV) or in Movie file (.MOV) format.


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