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Where Were You When You Heard the SCOTUS News? Where Were You When You Heard the SCOTUS News?
Culture VillageQ Pride

VillageQ Pride

Let’s close out LGBT Pride Month with some beautiful pictures, shall we?

Family photo credit: you queen

Confessions of a Mother on the Other Side

I need to tell you something that may confuse, might offend, and could easily lead you to judge me harshly. But, I want to explain something to you from the perspective of a parent with older kids.

Life Relentlessly Gay

Relentlessly Gay

Dear Outspoken Yet Pointedly Anonymous Author of the Now Famous “RelentlesslyGay” Letter: Allow me to introduce myself. I’m Roger. I strive, everyday, to be more #RelentlesslyGay. So you can imagine my excitement when I read your rather unhinged letter to a neighbor regarding their #RelentlesslyGay yard. A yard that disrespects […]

News & Politics Where Were You When You Heard the SCOTUS News?

Where Were You When You Heard the SCOTUS News?

VillageQ contributors share where they were when they heard about the historic SCOTUS decision. Where were you?

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photo credit: you queen
Family / Parenting

Confessions of a Mother on the Other Side

I need to tell you something that may confuse, might offend, and could easily lead you to judge me harshly. But, I want to explain something to you from the perspective of a parent with older kids.

VillageQ Pride
Culture

VillageQ Pride

Let’s close out LGBT Pride Month with some beautiful pictures, shall we?

Photo Credit: Moira
Community / Portraits

VillageQ Community: On Divorcing and Finding Empathy

It’s challenging to be a blogger (and a person) going through a divorce. I don’t want to spew my bitterness all over or over-share, but I also resent the pressure to publicly do the “conscious uncoupling” thing.

Where Were You When You Heard the SCOTUS News?
News & Politics

Where Were You When You Heard the SCOTUS News?

VillageQ contributors share where they were when they heard about the historic SCOTUS decision. Where were you?

Photo credit: Benjamin Wheelock/Salon/Brandon Bourdages via Shutterstock
News & Politics

7 Things I Destroyed This Week in Honor of the Destruction of Marriage Inequality

Republican presidential hopefuls claim LGBT parents are destructive and judging by my behavior this week, they may be right.

When Neighbors Aren’t Neighborly
Family / Kids / Parenting

When Neighbors Aren’t Neighborly

What do you do when your neighbors stop talking to you?

Enjoying champagne with our group on the Great wall of China
Travel

The Economics of Group Touring

My boyfriend taught me an expression that he says is very popular in his native country of Bulgaria. It is “I am not rich enough to buy cheap things” which is a little like our “you get what you pay for.” Essentially, often when we skimp on things, we end […]

Relentlessly Gay
Identity / Life

Relentlessly Gay

Dear Outspoken Yet Pointedly Anonymous Author of the Now Famous “RelentlesslyGay” Letter: Allow me to introduce myself. I’m Roger. I strive, everyday, to be more #RelentlesslyGay. So you can imagine my excitement when I read your rather unhinged letter to a neighbor regarding their #RelentlesslyGay yard. A yard that disrespects […]

A Musical Ode to Fathers
Family

A Musical Ode to Fathers

VillageQ contributors share memories of their fathers and the music that shaped them.

Sex Talk: The Awkwardness of the Mother Is Visited Upon her Sons
Parenting

Sex Talk: The Awkwardness of the Mother Is Visited Upon her Sons

I asked my kids, in the context of a conversation about song lyrics, what they think “sexy” means, and both my sons made it abundantly clear that they are suddenly totally disgusted by any talk about sex, bodies, or puberty.