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LGBTQIA+ History Month: Content Pitches Wanted

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Youth Music is looking for LGBTQIA+ History Month pitches from young content creators and writers.

Are you a content creator or budding journalist based in the UK and aged between 18-25 (up to 30 if d/Deaf, Disabled or neurodivergent)? 

We are commissioning (paid) video, photo, illustrated and written content for LGBTQIA+ History Month and want to hear from you!

What to pitch:

We are interested in fascinating, thoughtful personal essays, cultural observation pieces, and stories on the topic of LGBTQIA+ History. The pitches must also be centred around young people and music.

  • Do you have a moving or relatable experience about being an LGBTQIA+ artist/creative?
  • Is there an LGBTQIA+ musical figure that has impacted your life (a teacher or celebrity for example)?
  • Do you want to explore a piece of UK LGBTQIA+ musical history?
  • Is there a current LGBTQIA+ topic in the music industries that needs to be spoken about?

Send us your pitches!

How to pitch:

Please complete the form below to answer the following questions:

  • Be specific but brief. In a paragraph, tell us exactly what it is you want to create and why. Give us your focus, angle, or argument.
  • Share links or clippings of your previous work - this can be content published on other platforms, relevant university/college work, or videos, photos or illustrations on your own social media (your profile needs to be public for us to view it). We just need to see your skill level and style.
  • Lastly - tell us a bit about you and why you would be best placed to create this content.

Fee: £150.

Deadline for pitches: 11:59pm, Wednesday 24 January 2024.

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Last few things...

Youth Music is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining a diversity of candidates. To help us understand the extent to which we’re meeting this aim, and to help us improve, please complete our anonymous equal opportunities monitoring form:

The form is received separately from your application, ensuring your anonymity. The information you submit is kept in the strictest confidence, following data protection requirements, and will only be used to monitor and analyse the progress of Youth Music. We are committed to managing a fair and equitable recruitment process. 

If you wish to make us aware of any support you would need to attend an interview or work with us, or you have any questions, please call Constance Dingri on 020 3915 8514 or email For more information, please read our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion statement.