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VillageQ Community: Life in the Big Apple
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VillageQ Community: Life in the Big Apple

We have been together for 23 years and still chugging along. I want my son to know that the institution of marriage is an important one.

PHOTO CREDIT: Catie Ronquillo
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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.

Credit - Chad McClarnon
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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.

VillageQ Community: Single Mom by Choice
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VillageQ Community: Single Mom by Choice

Meet Lindsay and her daughter, Evelyn, who live in Toronto.

The kids were flower girls in the wedding of some friends about a  
month ago (May 2015) Pictured: Shannon, Cole, Selina and Nat AFTER the  
wedding reception ice cream truck had arrived.
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VillageQ Community: Homeschooler and Fretter

Meet Shannon and her family who split their time between Chicago and Urbana, Illinois.

Photo Credit: Moira
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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.

Photo Credit: rogeronimo.com
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VillageQ Community: 15 Wedding Anniversaries Later

Nearly seventeen years and fifteen wedding anniversaries later, I’m still falling in love with him.That’s how I created my family ~ I fell.

Amelia's first adventure.
Photo credit: Julieta
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VillageQ Community: Hola from Argentina

I think it’s harder for LGBT people in small towns, especially for those in northern Argentina. Nonetheless, I think it’s amazing how everything changed after the approval of same-sex marriage. If you asked me 5 or 6 years ago, I couldn’t have imagined it would be like this.

Wedding Shoes
Photo Credit: Mama and Maman
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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 […]

VillageQ Community: Loving Nature
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VillageQ Community: Loving Nature

It’s easy to let the relationship slide under the weight of work commitments and keeping the house together while taking care of three kids, but we make a point to have moms-only time.