I Don’t Do Boxes, an independent magazine for and by queer youth is taking submissions from queer youth (and youth at heart) to publish online.

IDDB wants to share your story, image, video, poem, playlist, recipe, advice, art of all sorts, etc, exploring LGBTQ+ youth needs and narratives in the Southeast and beyond.

To submit to IDDB vol. 6, please check back in May 2018.



Submission Guidelines

  • Anyone within the LGBTQ+ spectrum and all ages welcome.
  • Submit all works through the Google form
  • Submit Release Form (PDF) to
  • Text: less than 1500 words
  • Images: 1-25 MB, JPEG format, at least 200dpi & 2000 pixels on the longest edge
  • Video: YouTube/Vimeo URL link

Please keep in mind that the mission of the zine is to center the needs and narratives of queer youth.

Yours Queerly,
I Don’t Do Boxes Editorial Team!

I Don’t Do Boxes is a project of QueerLab, a youth-led media project and forum for LGBTQ+ youth at Elsewhere, a living museum in downtown Greensboro, NC. I Don’t Do Boxes is funded in part by the Lincoln Financial Foundation.