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Brian Selznick and Our Funny, Funny Families

On Brian Selznick and his lecture, Love Is a Dangerous Angel: Thoughts on Queerness and Family in Children’s Books

Family Are You an OLP? (Overprotective Lesbian Parent)

Are You an OLP? (Overprotective Lesbian Parent)

This morning I dropped my ten-year-old son off at school with everything he needed to survive a two-night field trip in California’s Gold Country: two pairs of shorts (he hates pants), two shirts, two pairs each of underwear and socks, minimal toiletries, a jacket that he’s unlikely to wear, four […]

Life The Youngest Victims: Bullying of Sexual Minority Youth

The Youngest Victims: Bullying of Sexual Minority Youth

Kids who identify as sexual minorities are victims of bullying younger than originally thought.

News & Politics In Hypocrisy We Trust: LGBT Americans and the Republican Party

In Hypocrisy We Trust: LGBT Americans and the Republican Party

These days, hypocrisy no longer reveals flawed logic or a personal weakness. You can be gay and vote against equal rights.

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Books / Culture

Brian Selznick and Our Funny, Funny Families

On Brian Selznick and his lecture, Love Is a Dangerous Angel: Thoughts on Queerness and Family in Children’s Books

Are You an OLP? (Overprotective Lesbian Parent)
Family / Kids / Parenting

Are You an OLP? (Overprotective Lesbian Parent)

This morning I dropped my ten-year-old son off at school with everything he needed to survive a two-night field trip in California’s Gold Country: two pairs of shorts (he hates pants), two shirts, two pairs each of underwear and socks, minimal toiletries, a jacket that he’s unlikely to wear, four […]

Redefining Family
Extended family / Family

Redefining Family

Sometimes, the way we define family ends up defining us.

Wedding Shoes
Photo Credit: Mama and Maman
Community / Portraits

VillageQ Community: Creating a Family in Toronto

Hello Mama and Maman! Welcome to VillageQ. I love this interview— I know, I say that a lot, but it is true every time. I love this interview because of how willing Mama and Maman were to talk about their struggle with infertility and the loss they have faced (something that too […]

The Youngest Victims: Bullying of Sexual Minority Youth
Health & Wellness

The Youngest Victims: Bullying of Sexual Minority Youth

Kids who identify as sexual minorities are victims of bullying younger than originally thought.

Hey Grace and Frankie – Gay People Fuck!
Culture / Entertainment

Hey Grace and Frankie – Gay People Fuck!

An entire season–13 episodes–of a show about two men who, in their 70s, decide to be honest about who they are and who they love, and not one fuck.

The Gay Card
Family / Kids

The Gay Card

He had been living with us for less than a month that Sunday morning he first stumbled into our bedroom and exclaimed, “Oh. So that’s how you sleep.”

In Hypocrisy We Trust: LGBT Americans and the Republican Party
News & Politics

In Hypocrisy We Trust: LGBT Americans and the Republican Party

These days, hypocrisy no longer reveals flawed logic or a personal weakness. You can be gay and vote against equal rights.

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Family / Family-building

Dreams of Pregnancy

Interpretations of pregnancy dreams are varied depending on whether or not you’re actually pregnant, if you’re happy about it, if you’re dreaming that you are about to give birth or if you’re in the early stages of pregnancy.

8 Things about Netflix’s Grace and Frankie
Culture / Entertainment

8 Things about Netflix’s Grace and Frankie

My review of Grace and Frankie, the new Netflix series with many hits and misses.