Become a Contributor

Chrysalis Mama is a resource for LGBTQ and all other parents and members of the community who are in the process of figuring it all out.

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We publish informative articles and podcasts on a number of topics, including:

  • LGBTQ+ Experience
  • LGBTQ+ Parenting
  • Mental Health
  • Personal Stories
  • Resilience
  • Family
  • Spirituality
  • Self-Care

To learn more about writing for our blog, please review the pitching and writing guidelines below.

Pitching to Chrysalis Mama Blog

Rather than submitting any full-length drafts, please pitch 1-3 headlines and a brief outline of what each would cover and we’ll get back to you in 24-48 hours. It’s possible we’ll want to modify your headlines or the angle of your piece – regardless, we’ll work with you to get it just right.

If you’re pitching to Chrysalis Mama blog for the first time, please include a writing sample as well as some information about you.

To ensure you’ve read our guidelines, please include the word “LGBTQ proud” somewhere in the body of your email.

When you’re ready, submit your pitches through the form below.

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Contributor Guidelines

If your pitch has been accepted, we’ll give you the green light to get started with your draft. Note that acceptance of your pitch does not guarantee publication. If necessary, we may ask for revisions and/or edit any submitted work.

  • Drafts should be a minimum of 600 words
  • Content should be 100% original and not have already been posted elsewhere. All submissions will be run through a plagiarism checker before being accepted.
  • Images are welcomed, but not required. If included, please attribute credit where it’s due.
  • Please read through my current blog posts to get a feel for my tone and brand voice.
  • Posts with overly promotional and commercial content will not be accepted.
  • Proofread and spell check
  • Include relevant links where appropriate
  • Cite research and data sources where necessary

Along with your post, please submit a brief author bio as well as a high-quality headshot.

Thanks for your interest in contributing to my blog! If you have any questions, please contact me through the contact form on the website.

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