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Culture Make A Sunshine Cake

Make A Sunshine Cake

I am in awe of mothers and fathers who can hold a job, make homemade yogurt, and plan and execute a perfectly themed birthday party. I’m just not that creative and every theme that comes to mind seems overdone or overwhelming. But I made a sunshine cake and you can too.

Family The Summer of Wisecracking and Bickering

The Summer of Wisecracking and Bickering

We’ve had the Summer of Whining and Bickering, then the Summer of Tantrums and Bickering, followed by the Summer of Phobia-Taunting Adventures and Bickering, and now, welcome to the Summer of Wisecracking and Bickering.

Life Protecting the Next Generation from HIV           

Protecting the Next Generation from HIV           

What can we do as parents to protect queer youth from HIV?

News & Politics VQ Turns 1: How Do You Measure a Year?

VQ Turns 1: How Do You Measure a Year?

One year ago on this day, VillageQ was born and today I find myself wondering how you measure a year? We could do it by the numbers – by the number of posts and page views and social media followers, by the number of contributors and their accomplishments, by the […]

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Make A Sunshine Cake
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Make A Sunshine Cake

I am in awe of mothers and fathers who can hold a job, make homemade yogurt, and plan and execute a perfectly themed birthday party. I’m just not that creative and every theme that comes to mind seems overdone or overwhelming. But I made a sunshine cake and you can too.

Protecting the Next Generation from HIV           
Health & Wellness / Life

Protecting the Next Generation from HIV           

What can we do as parents to protect queer youth from HIV?

Jack McFarland Is a Faggot and So Am I
Culture

Jack McFarland Is a Faggot and So Am I

“No offense” is, point blank, homophobic. Apparently it’s offensive for people to think that you’re a gay man.

The Summer of Wisecracking and Bickering
Family / Kids / Parenting

The Summer of Wisecracking and Bickering

We’ve had the Summer of Whining and Bickering, then the Summer of Tantrums and Bickering, followed by the Summer of Phobia-Taunting Adventures and Bickering, and now, welcome to the Summer of Wisecracking and Bickering.

VQ Turns 1: How Do You Measure a Year?
News & Politics

VQ Turns 1: How Do You Measure a Year?

One year ago on this day, VillageQ was born and today I find myself wondering how you measure a year? We could do it by the numbers – by the number of posts and page views and social media followers, by the number of contributors and their accomplishments, by the […]

PHOTO CREDIT: THE FOSTERS and NETFLIX
Culture / Entertainment

The Fosters: Mother

Why don’t we start with the saddest part of the episode? Let’s get it over with now so we aren’t surprised by it and so that you have an entire recap to prepare. Lena develops severe preeclampsia, and they have to deliver baby girl at 20 weeks knowing that she […]

New Additions: Proof That Families Come in Every Shape and Size
Community / Featured blogs

New Additions: Proof That Families Come in Every Shape and Size

Just when you think you have reached the end of the internet, a whole new batch of blogs for the VillageQ directory pops up! I love seeing the snippets of people’s lives. Whether I visit once or keep going back, our growing repository of blogs is proof that families come […]

Rio, one of the world's commonly misunderstood cities.
Culture / Travel

Discerning Fact from Fiction in “Dangerous” Destinations

Bbefore you write off a destination because your hair-dresser’s brother’s friend went there and had his phone stolen, do your research.

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Family / Kids

The P Word

You would think that a family consisting of two sons surrounded by All Dads, All the Time would be able to navigate the craggy terrain of puberty with a bit more aplomb.

The LGBT Community and Aging: Special Considerations and Resources
Health & Wellness / Life

The LGBT Community and Aging: Special Considerations and Resources

Amazingly enough, even LGBT folks are subject to the natural forces of aging.