VillageQ Community: Texas Allies PHOTO CREDIT: Catie Ronquillo
Don’t Kiss, Don’t Tell PHOTO CREDIT: A FUN PICTURES
Reflections on a Queer Childhood: Make Your Own Kind of Music First row. Fourth from the left. Happy and clueless.
Let’s Be the Allies Our Muslim Neighbors Need Let’s Be the Allies Our Muslim Neighbors Need
Culture Staceyann Chin Strikes All the Chords in MotherStruck!

Staceyann Chin Strikes All the Chords in MotherStruck!

From insemination to pregnancy to birth, we are a part of Chin’s journey, experiencing the frustrations, disappointments, and triumphs in every scene. We hold our breath until she gets pregnant, exhaling to laugh at the absurd and comical-grateful for the humor embedded even in the most stressful situations.

Family PHOTO CREDIT: A FUN PICTURES

Don’t Kiss, Don’t Tell

Is there any evidence that prudishness is genetic?

Life First row. Fourth from the left. Happy and clueless.

Reflections on a Queer Childhood: Make Your Own Kind of Music

I must have been just on the cusp of discovering that in order to fit in I would have to pretend to be someone else.

News & Politics Let’s Be the Allies Our Muslim Neighbors Need

Let’s Be the Allies Our Muslim Neighbors Need

Dear VillageQ Family, My heart is breaking for my Muslim friends. The Islamophobic rantings, the characterization of Muslims as terrorists, the unconscionable suggestions that Muslims be banned or tagged or quarantined in the U.S.—this recent up-swell of hate is hurting so many good and peaceful people. While going about their […]

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PHOTO CREDIT: Catie Ronquillo
Community / Portraits

VillageQ Community: Texas Allies

I really thought pigs would fly before marriage equality would happen here in Texas, but thank goodness for the smart-minded folks of the Supreme Court.

PHOTO CREDIT: A FUN PICTURES
Family / Kids / Parenting

Don’t Kiss, Don’t Tell

Is there any evidence that prudishness is genetic?

First row. Fourth from the left. Happy and clueless.
Identity / Life

Reflections on a Queer Childhood: Make Your Own Kind of Music

I must have been just on the cusp of discovering that in order to fit in I would have to pretend to be someone else.

Let’s Be the Allies Our Muslim Neighbors Need
News & Politics

Let’s Be the Allies Our Muslim Neighbors Need

Dear VillageQ Family, My heart is breaking for my Muslim friends. The Islamophobic rantings, the characterization of Muslims as terrorists, the unconscionable suggestions that Muslims be banned or tagged or quarantined in the U.S.—this recent up-swell of hate is hurting so many good and peaceful people. While going about their […]

Staceyann Chin Strikes All the Chords in MotherStruck!
Art / Culture / Entertainment

Staceyann Chin Strikes All the Chords in MotherStruck!

From insemination to pregnancy to birth, we are a part of Chin’s journey, experiencing the frustrations, disappointments, and triumphs in every scene. We hold our breath until she gets pregnant, exhaling to laugh at the absurd and comical-grateful for the humor embedded even in the most stressful situations.

Is Religion the Problem?
Life / Spirituality & religion

Is Religion the Problem?

What is it about gays that unhinges religious conservatives and why are religious extremists afraid of two consenting adults of the same sex getting it on?

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Identity / Life

Reflections on a Queer Childhood: Fantasy Football

For me the whole endeavor was like being waterboarded. I knew it wasn’t going to kill me, but my brain told me it might.

Things we looked forward to as parents
Family / Kids / Parenting

Things we looked forward to as parents

Buckle up for the road trip of a lifetime–we hope you like the smell of ketchup!

A Different Take on Coming Out to Your Kids
Family / Parenting

A Different Take on Coming Out to Your Kids

How does a lesbian mom tell her kids that she has a boyfriend?

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Community / Portraits

VillageQ Community: The Sweetest Sweetness I know

We are too often the only queer family in whatever space we occupy. While this has not led to overt discrimination or even much detectable tension, it is a significant internal challenge.