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LEVEL is a new Medium publication that aims to fundamentally change what you think of when you hear the phrase “men’s magazine,” and to do so through and for the worldview of Black and Brown men. Our readers are intellectually curious, creatively and personally driven, and emotionally mature—they know that growth begins at 30, and evolution comes from hard conversations. Culture, sex, identity, fatherhood, career, race, friendship: It’s all fair game when you’re trying to LEVEL up. See the submissions guidelines and how to pitch here.
ZORA is a new Medium publication for, by and about women of color. The ZORA woman represents a variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, languages and attitudes. Our content is informative as well as inspiring, and it speaks directly to the ZORA woman, in no other voice but her own. If you have a story that reflects your experiences, your thoughts, your culture or your life as a woman of color that you want to share, you can submit stories directly to ZORA’s platform editor, Jolie A. Doggett, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marker is a new publication from Medium looking to make leaders smarter about the world of business—and the way business impacts the world. We help readers make better decisions by giving them accurate, thoughtful, and actionable information, written by, for, and about people who create and destroy value across the global economy. You can submit stories at email@example.com.
Elemental is Medium’s home for science-backed health and wellness coverage. Every day, you will find new ambitious and trustworthy reporting on the many ways to live a healthy life. Elemental is specifically looking for reported pieces, expert insights and explainers, and science-backed personal essays. You can submit stories at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OneZero is a new Medium publication. This forward-looking, original tech and science brand will cover our accelerating march into the future, tell you what’s coming next from Silicon Valley, and provide a guide to how technology will change how we live, work and govern ourselves. You’ll find context here you won’t see anywhere else about the powerful forces shaping our world, produced by expert writers from inside and outside the industry. We welcome submissions from writers, including tech experts and industry insiders, inside Silicon Valley and beyond. You can submit stories at email@example.com.
Forge is here to examine and illuminate our constant struggle to get more done, invest in creativity and focus, and be happy doing it. We provide a toolbox of research and expert-backed strategies to be more productive, inspired, and whole. We don’t use vague inspiration-speak or glibly suggested quick fixes to major personal problems. We don’t write about fads for fads’ sake, or celebrities for celebrities’ sake. We are not interested in take-downs or screeds. We are particularly eager to hear from experts in their fields with their takes on how to live better or solve problems. You can submit stories at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Human Parts is Medium’s home for personal stories and perspectives. From the mundane to the extraordinary to the downright weird, we’re here to explore what it means to be human. Read their submission guidelines here.
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