We are an annual literary magazine centered on promoting the light, healing and being of women and gender expansive people of color and their experiences. We offer our readers interviews, think pieces, photo series, art pieces, activities and highlight journal entries — all with the goal of promoting vulnerability and healing.

hey, we're LUMXN

We're baseD

on 3 ideas:

LIGHT

We illuminate the stories of people and voices that you don't often hear from.

 

We highlight unique viewpoints and experiences. 

We nurture the light that's in all womxn by allowing them to exist in all their flaws and glory. 

We illuminate the stories of people you don't often hear from.
 
We highlight unique viewpoints and experiences.​
 
We nurture the light that's in all by allowing them to exist in all their challenges and glory. 

We allow womxn of color to exist, unapologetically. 

We take the unfleshed out thoughts in their journals, diary entries, and raw and unfiltered thoughts and put them in our pages. 

BEING

We allow BIPOC to exist, unapologetically.
 
We borrow the raw unfiltered thoughts people put in their journals and diary entries—and put them on our pages. 

We help womxn of color process and heal by telling their stories and those of other powerful womxn. 

We believe that the journey to healing is eternal and powerful. 

We talk to people across generations about their journeys to healing, and spotlight pieces of wisdom. 

We help womxn of color process and heal by telling their stories and those of other powerful womxn. 

We believe that the journey to healing is eternal and powerful. 

We talk to people across generations about their journeys to healing, and spotlight pieces of wisdom. 

We support healing by creating space to process and tell our stories while reading those of other powerful humans. 

We talk to people across generations about their journeys to healing, and spotlight pieces of wisdom.
 
We believe that the journey to healing is eternal and powerful. 

HEALING

Djali - Print 2
Altar Bubbles - Print 2
Gabi - Print 2
Kinsale - Print 2
Maria Elena - Print 2
Heather - Print 2
Heather - Print 2
Imani Yvonne - Print 1
Abuelas En Color - Print 1
Daniela Martinez Berrios
Abuelas En Color - Print 1
Salon Cynicisms and Successes - Print 1
Salon Cynicisms and Successes - Print 1
Carla Reed - Print 1
Eat For Beauty DC - Print 1

We're 

rooted in  community.

And the inside of our pages look something like this:

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LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
We invite poets, scholars, writers, and everyday people across generations to share stories from their journeys to understanding and embracing their light.
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