Articles written by: Vikki Reich

Vikki writes about the intersection of contemporary lesbian life, parenthood and pop culture at her personal blog Up Popped A Fox. She is the co-director of Listen To Your Mother Twin Cities. In 2013, she completed the Foreword Writing Apprenticeship in Creative Nonfiction at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis and is a 2013 recipient of the Beyond the Pure Fellowship for writers. She lives in Minneapolis with her partner and two kids and, in the real world, she never speaks of herself in the third person.

Miley Cyrus and the Happy Hippie Foundation
Celebrities / Culture

Miley Cyrus and the Happy Hippie Foundation

It seems Miley Cyrus is figuring out how to use her power for good in the world.

Redefining Family
Extended family / Family

Redefining Family

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

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.

A Tooth in the Hand
Family / Kids / Parenting

A Tooth in the Hand

Motherhood can be gruesome in an every day sort of way.

Bird Lesbians and the Zombie Apocalypse
Family

Bird Lesbians and the Zombie Apocalypse

Wouldn’t lesbian families have a better chance of surviving the zombie apocalypse because we are into nature?

The Reality of LGBT Families
News & Politics

The Reality of LGBT Families

Last weekend, a leader in the Mormon church claimed that LGBT families are “counterfeit.”

Gender Creativity and Marriage: An Ally Perspective
Family / Parenting

Gender Creativity and Marriage: An Ally Perspective

It’s almost like this heteronormative, media-driven world we live in has MORE impact than my voice!

Parenting Everyday Heartbreak
Family / Parenting

Parenting Everyday Heartbreak

Most parents, when faced with big challenges, know what to do and say to help their kids but what about the everyday heartbreak?

To Our Second Child with Love
Family / Kids / Parenting

To Our Second Child with Love

The post in which I compare kids to dogs and use made up words like mathmagic to explain the plight of second kids.

Where Is the Good News?
News & Politics

Where Is the Good News?

The world is in turmoil but there is good. Let’s find it.