Culture

Book Reviews: Stories and Lives that Matter
Books / Culture

Book Reviews: Stories and Lives that Matter

A review of three books: The Twelve Tribes, We The Animals and Brown Girl Dreaming

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.

Illustration: Brian Selznick
Books / Culture

Brian Selznick and Our Funny, Funny Families

On Brian Selznick and his lecture, Love Is a Dangerous Angel: Thoughts on Queerness and Family in Children’s Books

Hey Grace and Frankie – Gay People Fuck!
Culture / Entertainment

Hey Grace and Frankie – Gay People Fuck!

An entire season–13 episodes–of a show about two men who, in their 70s, decide to be honest about who they are and who they love, and not one fuck.

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.

Photo credit: Magic Studio Productions
Culture

Queer Voices on Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday in the United States, and we want to tip our hats to all the VillageQ mothers out there. We hope that whatever you’re doing, you feel special doing it – even if it means that you have to make your own breakfast because your kids […]

The luxurious Taj Lake Palace, in Udaipur, India
Travel

India Could Be the Vacation of Your Dreams

Of all the places I have visited, I think India is the most misunderstood.

Looking out of Machu Picchu
Culture / Travel

Climate Change and Machu Picchu

Climate change and tourism make seeing Machu Picchu something you must do now.

Photo Credit: Clare Masson
Books / Culture

How Does your Library Stack up?

I loved sorting our books as a joint activity. It was really insightful to hear how my daughter determined whether characters were boys or girls.

Interview with Author of Jacob’s New Dress
Books

Interview with Author of Jacob’s New Dress

I held within my two hands a book about a kid having a very similar situation—written with a delicacy and understanding that blew me away. I was lucky enough to able to interview one of the authors of Jacob’s New Dress, Sarah Hoffman.