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LGBTQ+ Studies

Open Access Literary Journals

Vagabond City

A digital space featuring poetry, prose, art, reviews, and interviews by marginalized creators.

Plenitude Magazine

Canada’s only queer literary magazine. They promote the growth and development of LGBTQ2S+ literature through online publication of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, book reviews, and interviews by both emerging and established LGBTQ2S+ writers

Gertrude Press

Gertrude holds the distinction of being the longest consecutively published queer journal. They have published work by over 300 individuals from more than 35 U.S. states and 11 countries worldwide.


Foglifter was created by and for LGBTQ+ writers and readers and continues the San Francisco Bay Area’s tradition of groundbreaking queer and trans writing, with an emphasis on publishing those multi-marginalized (BIPOC, youth, elders, and people with disabilities).


beestung is a quarterly online micro-magazine for non-binary and two-spirit writers and readers, with an emphasis on intracommunity sensibilities