Seeking Writers For The 2019 Pride Guide

Vancouver Pride Society, in conjunction with Glacier Media, publishes an annual Pride Guide featuring stories and events taking place throughout Vancouver leading up to Pride Week.

We are currently accepting freelance pitches from local writers for short editorial pieces that speak to our 2019 theme while showcasing the stories and struggles of our diverse communities. Completed editorial pieces must be between 250-350 words. Past examples include “Aexual/Aromantic Visibility” “Erasure of Bisexual and Pansexual Identities” “Femme” and “Rainbow Refugees.”

Please send a 4-5 sentence pitch explaining your proposed piece including your topic and how it links to our 2019 theme. Priority will be given to writers are further marginalized within LGBTQAI2+ communities.

Pitches are due by noon, May 17, 2019 – confirmed writers will be notified by May 17, 2019. Editorial pieces must be complete by May 31, 2019. $100 honorariums will be paid for finished pieces.

Please send pitches and writing samples to communications@vancouverpride.ca