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VillageQ 2014 Retrospective
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VillageQ 2014 Retrospective

It’s Monday of a new year and we are all returning to our normal routines but we are also probably a little distracted which means it is a great time to do a little reading, don’t you think? In reviewing our most popular posts of 2014, I realized that – even in […]

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And Our Children Will Lead Us – Y Nuestros Hijos Nos Llevará

Central to the agonizing status issues that shadow Cynthia Diaz’s family, is the very notion of what is family, who gets to define it, and how or if those terms are negotiated justly, when LGBTQ identity raises the stakes?

The Salvation Army and the LGBT Community
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The Salvation Army and the LGBT Community

Historically, The Salvation Army has been anti-LGBT but that may be changing. When does the queer community forgive? How do we start?

Same-Sex Marriage Update:  6th Circuit Upholds Marriage Bans
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Same-Sex Marriage Update: 6th Circuit Upholds Marriage Bans

The United States Court of Appeals for Sixth Circuit became the first federal appellate court to rule that refusing same-sex couples the freedom to marry is not unconstitutional

Support the LGBT Community of Kyrgyzstan
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Support the LGBT Community of Kyrgyzstan

Legislation will prohibit advocacy, public depictions of LGBT individuals, and make daily life for the Kyrgyz LGBT community even more difficult.

Match the Unhinged Quote with the Unhinged Person
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Match the Unhinged Quote with the Unhinged Person

Making very little sound so as not to disturb them, our crew catches, in its natural habitat, the final gasps and wheezes of the native North American Professional Homophobe.

Virginia Decision Allows Same-Sex Couples Access to Adoption and Foster Care
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Virginia Decision Allows Same-Sex Couples Access to Adoption and Foster Care

Marriage equality in Virginia brings with it access to adoption and foster care.

The United States Supreme Court’s Surprise Same-Sex Marriage Decision
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The United States Supreme Court’s Surprise Same-Sex Marriage Decision

The Supreme Court decided not to hear arguments in any of the five cases that were ripe for review, leaving in place rulings in favor of same-sex marriage.

Lesbian Couple Sues Sperm Bank after Conceiving Biracial Child
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Lesbian Couple Sues Sperm Bank after Conceiving Biracial Child

Forms of oppression, while not interchangeable, are all connected. Queer people do not inherently understand race issues just as people of color aren’t immune to homophobia.

Peoples Climate Change March
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Peoples Climate Change March

LGBTQ communities were visible, loud, and proud “models” and “archetypes” at the Peoples Climate Change March that was held on Sunday, September 21st in New York City.