The Queer Side of Justice

The Queer Side of Justice knows that, sometimes, the best person to tell your story is you.

These are essays by LGBTQ people who have experienced incarceration, and from their allies, family members, or from people who work in the criminal justice system. 

Submit essay pitches below. Essays will begin to be published in the summer of 2018. Essay submissions are always welcome. 

The Queer Side of Justice is looking for essays about specific times sexual identity or gender expression has impacted the treatment of LGBTQ people in the criminal justice system. The writing should be true, astonishing, and demand the reader’s attention. Aim for 800-2,000 words. Other writing, such as fiction, poetry, or opinion pieces will not be published.

Submit pitches using this form or contact me to mail in essay pitches, submit questions, or share leads.