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VQ Comes Out: Polly Pagenhart
Life

VQ Comes Out: Polly Pagenhart

buy accutane cheap Our last VQ Comes Out installment closes out October and LGBT History month. It’s been quite a journey, with nine different stories. We all have come out in a huge variety of ways – slowly and painfully, quick and painlessly – yet with some fascinating commonalities.   Gathering them together here […]

VQ Turns 1: How Do You Measure a Year?
News & Politics

VQ Turns 1: How Do You Measure a Year?

One year ago on this day, VillageQ was born and today I find myself wondering how you measure a year? We could do it by the numbers – by the number of posts and page views and social media followers, by the number of contributors and their accomplishments, by the […]

Seattle Lesbian & Gay Childcare Taskforce Puzzle. [PHOTO CREDIT: Polly Pagenhart]
Culture

The Missing Puzzle Piece

What’s missing in our kids’ lives? Images of their families in the toys and books that populate their days. Bit by bit, folks are helping fix that.

Book Review: This Day in June
Books / Culture

Book Review: This Day in June

LGBTQ Pride, for us queer folks – even if we are ten, twenty, thirty years into it (and some of us are!), even if we dread the heat or the crowds or the obnoxious drunks or the steady creep of commercialism and the leakage of political focus – is still […]

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Sex & relationships

Perks of same-sex relationships

Here at VillageQ, we don’t recruit. We don’t need to: we figure that our collective awesomeness is enough to pull those of you who might have been hovering over to the Q side without us having to do any real work. That said, I do want to point out one […]

PHOTO SOURCE: POLLY PAGENHART
Life

2013: The Year in VQ Review

A person can get pretty stumped trying to sum up an entire year. Hell, James Joyce used up well over 600 pages just trying to depict one day in a guy’s life. Still, one must try. This year has been a really big one for us VillageQ people, and a […]

PHOTO CREDIT: VIKKI REICH
Life

VQ Comes Out: The Letter L

Vikki’s story’s up next in our VQ Comes Out series, honoring National Coming Out Day and LGBT History month. Vikki’s story begins, as you would hope a great lesbian coming out story would, in the shower, following a folk song.   ~ The Editors [hr] How many times have you come out? I have […]

SalonLGBTQ: Like Xanadu but Queer
Community

SalonLGBTQ: Like Xanadu but Queer

It’s already September and you know what’s after September? That’s right – October! I love October because I love cooler temperatures and colorful leaves and pumpkins and jackets and boots. I probably should have mentioned apples and/or apple cider too but I don’t like them. However, if apples and cider […]

Hello, school (part 2)
Family / Parenting / School

Hello, school (part 2)

Yesterday, I doled out some home-spun advice about how you can ease your transition to your child’s first schooling experience. Now, it’s time to crack the books and do some learnin’ ourselves. Behold, Five Top-Notch Resources to Help Educate Yourself and Your Child’s Teachers Ye olde “put the mask on […]

Hello, school (part 1)
Family / Kids / Parenting / School

Hello, school (part 1)

There is so dadgum much to say about our kids in schools that this back-to-school advice-fest is broken into two parts. Part 1, below, is the home-spun anecdotal wisdom tip sheet. Part 2, to be published tomorrow, is a list of super-helpful links and resources. Look, there she goes! Your […]