The Empty Closet (EC) is published monthly, 11 times a year. We serve the greater Rochester, Buffalo, and Syracuse, NY LGBTQ+ and allied communities with over 125 distribution sites and 20,000+ readership.
It is our mission to make this publication as diverse and inclusive as our phenomenal community. We would love to include your artwork, written pieces or photography in the Empty Closet.
If you have an idea for consideration or are interested in learning more, contact our editor, Tamara Leigh at email@example.com.
Each issue of the Empty Closet has a unique theme. Online content has no deadline and no word count.
Please submit article ideas, opinion pieces, reviews, and more for online publication to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title [EC Online Submission Idea] followed by a brief description.
EC Content Deadlines & Themes:
Content Deadline: 1/11/19
Theme: Celebrating LGBTQ+ People of Color
(AA History Month/ VDAY/ LGBTQ+ History Month/ Heart Health Month)
Content Deadline: 2/8/19
Theme: Transgender Visibility
(National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day)
Content Deadline: 3/8/19
Theme: LGBTQ+ Youth
(Day of Silence, Sexual Assault Awareness/ Youth HIV/AIDS AWARENESS/ Poetry Month)
Content Deadline: 4/8/19
Theme: LGBTQ+ Around the Nation & Around the World
(International Day Against Homophobia)
Content Deadline: 5/6/19
Theme: Pride Month/ Stonewall Anniversary/ Pulse Memorial
Content Deadline: 6/7/19
Theme: ROC Pride Preview
Content Deadline: 7/9/19
Theme: ROC Pride Review/Black Pride Preview
Content Deadline: 8/9/19
Theme: Bi-Sexuality Awareness
(Sexual Health Awareness/ Suicide Prevention Month)
Content Deadline: 9/9/19
Theme: National Coming Out Day
(InterSex Awareness/ Domestic Violence Awareness)
Theme: Transgender Day of Remembrance/ Trans Awareness Week/ Trans parent/Holidays
Content Deadline: 11/8/19
Theme:Holidays/ World Aids Day