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Make the Yuletide Gay
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Make the Yuletide Gay

‘Tis the season for family togetherness! Here are five ways to queer it up and make the yuletide gay!

The Gay Gene: Why Genetics Shouldn’t Matter
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The Gay Gene: Why Genetics Shouldn’t Matter

A person’s worth should not be tied to what’s imprinted on their chromosomes but using genetics to justify equality does exactly that.

LGBT History Month Gets Personal: Coming Out Soundtracks
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LGBT History Month Gets Personal: Coming Out Soundtracks

As LGBT History Month draws to a close, we thought we’d share some personal history here and few things are as personal as our coming out stories. Most important moments in our lives come with a soundtrack so we asked our contributors to share the songs they associate with coming out. […]

PHOTO CREDIT: HUFFINGTON POST
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Coming Out: Still Scary After All These Years

My hope is that Rabbi Steinlauf’s brave revelation will not only inspire youth to have hope, but will move parents to fully embrace their children and to recognize that an honest path is a righteous one, and ultimately the only one worth living, even if it isn’t the one they had planned for them.

PHOTO CREDIT: CHA ROQUE
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Queer Families Beyond Western Borders

I have been more aware of how LGBT people are represented and, more importantly, how they are not.

My Kids’ Advice on Coping with Difference
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My Kids’ Advice on Coping with Difference

Does being visibly queer make you nervous sometimes? My kids have some advice that might help.

Who Is Safe in GLBT Spaces?
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Who Is Safe in GLBT Spaces?

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Let’s Talk about the Word “Gayby”
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Let’s Talk about the Word “Gayby”

How do you feel about the word “gayby?”

Listen To Your Mother: VillageQ Edition
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Listen To Your Mother: VillageQ Edition

Listen to Your Mother is a national series of live readings celebrating motherhood. This year, there were shows in 32 cities across the county and four contributors from VillageQ – C.J. Prince, Robert Shaffron, Roger Rosen and Sarah Gilbert –  were cast in shows and Deborah Goldstein was co-director/producer for […]

Much Ado about Pride
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Much Ado about Pride

I have a confession to make. Twin Cities Pride is this weekend and I’m not going.