Your ads target 15,000 women nationally in the feminist and lesbian communities.

off our backs, the longest continuously publishing feminist publication the United States, has a widespread reputation and a national distribution.

off our backs rates are a great bargain and we offer significant discounts for multiple insertions.

Reviews of books, CDs, and films as well as a women’s festival calendar and feminist bookstore listing mean interest in books, music, CDs, films and products to enhance women’s lifestyle is already there.

off our backs is published 6 times per year.

off our backs readers respond: In 5 weeks, one mailing brought in over $10,000 from off our backs readers.

Classified ads cost 40 cents per word. For three or more insertions, the price drops to 25 cents per word.

Display Ads

Display ads require camera-ready copy, or electronic format TIF files.

Size of ad in magazine Copy size in inches
(w x h)
Price
full page 7 X 9.5 $400
half page horizontal 3.5 X 9.5 $210
half page vertical 7 X 4.75 $210
quarter page 3.5 X 4.75 $120
eighth page 3.5 X 2.375 $ 70
business card 3.5 X 2 $ 35
column inch $ 20

Deadlines

Issue Deadline
Number 1 December 10
Number 2 March 10
Number 3 June 10
Number 4 September 10

Discounts for Display Ads

  • for 2 or more insertions, 5% discount
  • for 4 or more insertions, 10% discount
  • for 6 or more insertions, 20% discount
1X 2X 4X 6X
Ad Size Full price 5% discount 10% discount 20% discount
full page $ 400 $ 380 $ 360 $ 320
half page $ 210 $ 200 $ 189 $ 168
quarter page $ 120 $ 114 $ 108 $ 96
eighth page $ 70 $ 66 $ 63 $ 56
business card $ 35 $ 33 $ 31 $ 28

How to place an order:

1. Mail camera-ready copy or email a TIF file of your ad. 2. Include a check payable to off our backs, or credit card number with expiration date with your order (or include insertion order and we will bill you.)

3. Place your order by the deadlines indicated above.

Contact information:

off our backs 2337B 18th Street, NW Washington, DC 20009 v: (202) 234-8072 e: offourbacks@cs.com

Contact us at offourbacks@cs.com