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Featured Family Portraits
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Featured Family Portraits

It’s featured family time! Hooray for queer families! “I am Jen my partner is Nicole. We have one daughter. We live in Green Bay, Wisconsin and have been together for almost two years. We met online and ever since have been happy. Life has its ups and downs you just […]

Happy 5774!
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Happy 5774!

Rosh Hashanah begins Wednesday evening, the 4th of September and the 1st day of Tishrei.  It is the Jewish new year, literally head of the year, and we will usher in the year 5774.  It is a time to review the previous year, consider our past transgressions and plan for […]

Featured Family Portraits
Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

  It’s Featured Family time! This week’s families come from the VQ family. Our own contributors are sharing their families because queer families rule. “The Dumesnil-Vickers family lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Cheryl writes about their adventures in suburbia on VillageQ.” You can find Cheryl on twitter @lovesongforbabyx […]

Featured Family Portraits
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Featured Family Portraits

  It’s Featured Family time! This week’s families make me want to eat all the cake. We’re celebrating! A new baby! A wedding! A birthday with another little one on the way! These families know how to celebrate. And how to be adorable. Clearly. Thanks for sharing your families with […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

  When I first realized I am not straight, the first thing I thought was that I had lost my community. I thought I was alone. Thankfully, I was so wrong. It took a little searching but I found my community. Online. In blogs and chat rooms, it was there. […]

Identity: A #VQvlogs Vlog-a-thon
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Identity: A #VQvlogs Vlog-a-thon

Several months ago, we held our first vlog-off where we asked people to talk about similarities and differences.  In my humble opinion, the results were phenomenal.  In the end, five people submitted videos, 3 Contributors and 2 Readers.  I was thrilled that readers participated (Side note: If you like the videos […]

PHOTO CREDIT: Costumekingdom
Culture / Portraits

Oh, Thank the Goddess!

Okay, I’m just going to say it, with all due respect for those who feel differently than me: I’ve never been a fan of the word lesbian. There’s just something about it that doesn’t work for me. It sounds wrong, the stretched-out leeezzzz feels (and sounds), well, kind of lecherous, […]

Featured Family Portraits
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Featured Family Portraits

  It’s featured family time! Each week, I am busy digging into the amazing queer community over on Instagram to find new families to share with you. Because queer families rule. And because we can all use a whole lot more of seeing families that look like us. Let’s meet […]

Featured Family Portraits
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Featured Family Portraits

  Our three featured families this week come to you from the United States Air Force, Texas, and Florida. They also had a lot to say. I love that. We love to hear from you and be able to share your story, to share a glimpse into your lives. It’s […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

  It’s featured family time! This week we have a family made from love and adoption, an adorable couple from Michigan, and a family from Alberta who are getting married in just two weeks! These families totally rule!     Kelly and Diane have been together for almost 30 years […]