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2Spirityouth.ca is seeking written content from Two-Spirit/ Indigiqueer/ Indigenous (Métis, Inuit, First Nation) LGBTQIIA+ youth (Ages 18-29) to hear your Two-Spirit stories of resiliency and share them in a space created for you in mind!

We're looking for content from a range of themes including but not limited to: Reconciliation, Reclamation, Resurgence, Inter-generational Thriving, Gender, Sexuality, Gender Expression, Gender Diverse Identities, Trans* Identity, Non-Binary Identities, ‘Coming-Out’/ ‘Coming in’, processing Stigma, Mental Health, Ceremony, Self Advocacy, Mental Wellness, Accessibility, and more!

For 'Submission Guidelines' and 'Terms of Conditions' scroll to the bottom of this page or click the 'Submit Your Story' now!!!

What does 'A New Beginning' mean to you?

OPTIONAL THEME #1: "A New Beginning" (November // December 2021)

The Launch of 2Spirityouth.ca is an exciting opportunity for 2Spirit Youth storytelling and content and with this comes the first optional content theme to guide your writing: 'A New Beginning'.

What is a new beginning exactly and what kind of content can I choose to write about? Well this could mean big or small changes in your personal life; perhaps a milestone in your community or the end of something and the beginning of something else; There's so much opportunity here so let those creative ideas flow!!!

'Theme' Schedule
'Theme' Structure

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

1. Any content created and submitted must be done by individual(s) who are Youth (defined as 18-29yrs) and identify as a Two-Spirit / Indigiqueer / Indigenous (Métis, Inuit, First Nation) LGBTQIIA+.
2. The story submitted must be your own and a work of nonfiction.
3. If your story contains foul language (swear words), the word(s) must be censored.
4. Place a content warning if your story contains graphic language. ex: "Content warning: Nature of warning (ex: sexual abuse/ self harm/ suicide/ suicidality)."
5. Submissions have a minimum and maximum word count of 500 to ~1,500 words.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • By submitting your content you give 2 Spirits in Motion Society the right to publish your written submission on their websites and social media platforms.
  • All submitted content remains the property of the content creator.
  • There is no guarantee that your story will be published once submitted.
  • ‘Youth’ is defined by the age range of 18-29. Youth younger than 18 please email julianna.m@2spiritsinmotion.com for content submission.
  • If we choose to publish your story we will contact you through the email you provided.
  • If your story is chosen for publication we will pay you a $125.00 CAD honorarium.