Culture

Staceyann Chin Strikes All the Chords in MotherStruck!
Art / Culture / Entertainment

Staceyann Chin Strikes All the Chords in MotherStruck!

From insemination to pregnancy to birth, we are a part of Chin’s journey, experiencing the frustrations, disappointments, and triumphs in every scene. We hold our breath until she gets pregnant, exhaling to laugh at the absurd and comical-grateful for the humor embedded even in the most stressful situations.

Sex is a Funny Word: Interview and Giveaway
Books / Culture

Sex is a Funny Word: Interview and Giveaway

Our desire to have a book that does gender differently, and better, was key as we started writing “Sex is a Funny Word.” There weren’t any sex ed books for kids that included kids who are gender non-conforming, gender diverse, trans, or simply not sure where (or if) they belong given the options they see in ways that didn’t feel tokenistic or pathologizing.

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Culture / Entertainment

Reflections on a Queer Childhood: The Dukes of Hazzard

Why would he just watch Daisy? Until that moment, I hadn’t thought much about her. I mean, she seemed sweet and all, but was I missing something? Was she a better actress than I had previously realized?

10 Simple Snacks for Kids
Culture / Food

10 Simple Snacks for Kids

Tastes great. Less work. These snacks are easy and sure to please picky palates.

6 Racially Diverse and LGBTQ Positive Children’s Books
Books

6 Racially Diverse and LGBTQ Positive Children’s Books

Dylan has found the feminist, racially diverse, LGBTQ-positive children’s books you’ve been looking for!

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Culture / Travel

Thoughts on Cecil from a Frequent Safarigoer

There is a song I love by a South African artist that has been in my head ever since I started hearing the stories about Cecil the lion out of Zimbabwe. It is the beautiful, haunting melody that matches the feeling in my chest. As you read this article, I […]

Zoom Vacations Owner, Bryan Herb makes a few new friends in Africa
Culture / Travel

Pop Culture Inspires Travel

The things that were popular during our childhoods affect our interests, spending habits, obsessions, and passions later in life

VillageQ Pride
Culture

VillageQ Pride

Let’s close out LGBT Pride Month with some beautiful pictures, shall we?

Enjoying champagne with our group on the Great wall of China
Travel

The Economics of Group Touring

My boyfriend taught me an expression that he says is very popular in his native country of Bulgaria. It is “I am not rich enough to buy cheap things” which is a little like our “you get what you pay for.” Essentially, often when we skimp on things, we end […]

Racism, Homophobia, and Iggy Azalea
Celebrities / Culture

Racism, Homophobia, and Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea cancelled her performance at Pittsburgh Pride but she shouldn’t have been invited in the first place.