Queer Foundation Teachers' Writing Website

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Teachers' Pink Ink 2017

The QF's Program for Teachers' Writing

To participate in Teachers' Pink Ink 2017, upload your writing any time during calendar year 2017.

Sorry, no prizes for participating. Your reward: that good feeling from having shared your best work with visitors to the Queer Foundation Teachers' Writing website.
Instructions for Uploading Your Best Work
When you close this webpage, your responses will not be saved. Here is how to avoid losing your work:
  1. Fill in all responses in one sitting.
  2. Click the "Upload" button to send your writing to Queer Foundation.
  3. Follow the on-screen directions that appear after you upload your writing.


To promote effective writing, Queer Foundation invites teachers to publish their writing on the Queer Foundation Teachers' Writing website.


The theme of the Queer Foundation Teachers' Writing website is pink ink ("We write not only about different things; we also write differently"—Brecht).

The following approaches are suggestions only. Be creative.

  1. We're Here and We're Queer: Count Us In!

  2. Living Healthy Lives as Queer Teachers

  3. Queers in All Parts of the Globe

  4. Getting Smart: The View from the Classroom

Rules for Participation

You must affirm that you are a classroom teacher (as of the date you upload your piece).

In addition you must affirm that the piece you upload has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

Any piece uploaded becomes the property of Queer Foundation.

The piece you upload should be 3–5 pages long, 10 pages max.

Visitors to the Queer Foundation Teachers' Writing website will appreciate your writing for its

HINT: Use spellcheck, and remember that it does not identify all errors. Be sure to reread several times, and have another read your piece as well to catch mistakes you as the author can't see. Pay special attention to sentence fragments, run-on sentences, needing a new paragraph, etc. Queer Foundation may decline to publish pieces that contain numerous spelling and writing errors or exhibit other ways in which the writer stumbles.

Submission form
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School Information
School name
School city
Your Piece
Your piece must be of the filetype .txt, .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, or .odf.

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Make sure the form is completed and you have selected the essay you want to upload before you press the button. You will not be able to go back and make changes!

Problems uploading your piece?

If you are having problems uploading your piece, e-mail us at queerfoundation@queerfoundation.org so that we can help you.