Identity

VillageQ: A Little Castro in Your Laptop
Identity / Life

VillageQ: A Little Castro in Your Laptop

  I am a middle child, chronologically situated three years after my sister and five years before my brother. But the middle-ness of my place doesn’t end there. On the spectrum of living experiences, my sister, a dedicated stay-at-home parent, enthusiastic cheerleading coach, and recently-blooming tennis superstar at her athletic […]

When One Identity Just Won’t Do
Community / Identity / Life

When One Identity Just Won’t Do

Meet C.J. Prince, the second of our new regular contributors under the VillageQ banner.  She’ll be filing weekly posts, which is a darn thing, because once you read her, you’re going to want to come back for more. And soon. ~VQ Eds My identity was well mapped out by the […]

Identity in 3 Parts with Complimentary Rambling
Family / Identity / Life / Parenting

Identity in 3 Parts with Complimentary Rambling

When I vlog, I like to play the court jester but vlogging about identity was like having the court jester give a State of the Union address. It was hard. I tried to keep the rambling to a minimum and gave you a peek into three big parts of my […]

Identity Vlog: The Love Train Version
Identity / Life

Identity Vlog: The Love Train Version

This week some of us VillageQ People (oh yes, we already have new monikers!) have recorded vlogs riffing on the topic of “identity” and what the identity of VillageQ means to us. Here’s mine, and you just have to try to overlook the fact that you can’t read any of […]

Linguistic Relativity and (Queer) Identity
Identity / Life

Linguistic Relativity and (Queer) Identity

Language, in fact, defines the way we think. Stop. Think about that sentence. The idea really blows my mind… although it seems so simple at first.   But it is really hard to grapple with an issue when you can’t name it.  In fact, often, naming something is seen as […]

It Begins With Rubyfruit Jungle…
Identity / Life / Sex & relationships

It Begins With Rubyfruit Jungle…

The following post and video are from our very own, Deborah Goldstein. who is somewhere in New Jersey or New York or some other New at an Apple store with her MacBook trying to revive it so that it does not remain the Apple adorned paperweight that it has become.  […]

Boston Pride
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Boston Pride

It was Pride weekend here in Boston this past weekend. Even though we went last year as a family, our first since having Roozle, this year was different. It was the first big event since the Boston Marathon. Our first time being out as a family in a large crowd. […]

Actual Lesbian Bloggers
Identity / Life

Actual Lesbian Bloggers

In light of the recent revelations that a number of high profile “lesbian” bloggers are actually married, heterosexual men — I would like to take a moment to assure you that Polly, aka LesbianDad, and I are actual lesbians. Our identities are not fake. Neither are our families. I recently […]