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Things we looked forward to as parents
Family / Kids / Parenting

Things we looked forward to as parents

Buckle up for the road trip of a lifetime–we hope you like the smell of ketchup!

A Different Take on Coming Out to Your Kids
Family / Parenting

A Different Take on Coming Out to Your Kids

How does a lesbian mom tell her kids that she has a boyfriend?

Credit - Chad McClarnon
Community / Portraits

VillageQ Community: The Sweetest Sweetness I know

We are too often the only queer family in whatever space we occupy. While this has not led to overt discrimination or even much detectable tension, it is a significant internal challenge.

PHOTO CREDIT: Lanakila MacNaughton
Advice / Life

VillageQ Advice from Ms. Radcliffe: Bullied by Our Vegan Son

Sick of being told that, as lesbians, we should feel a greater sense of responsibility to the earth and to sentient beings. What does one thing have to do with the other? Can’t we be dykes who love burgers, leather, and turbo?

Reflections on a Queer Childhood: Growing Up in the Shadow of AIDS
Grief & loss / Identity / Life

Reflections on a Queer Childhood: Growing Up in the Shadow of AIDS

I, like so many gay men of my generation, discovered who we are, and how our country feels about who we are, while growing up in the shadow of AIDS.

Sex is a Funny Word: Interview and Giveaway
Books / Culture

Sex is a Funny Word: Interview and Giveaway

Our desire to have a book that does gender differently, and better, was key as we started writing “Sex is a Funny Word.” There weren’t any sex ed books for kids that included kids who are gender non-conforming, gender diverse, trans, or simply not sure where (or if) they belong given the options they see in ways that didn’t feel tokenistic or pathologizing.

My Child, My Heart
Health & Wellness / Life

My Child, My Heart

The doctors discovered it immediately out of the womb – a murmur so pronounced that they invited nurses and interns to have a listen because there was no mistaking it.

PHOTO CREDIT: THE STIR
News & Politics

In the Wake of Marriage Equality: What Next?

It’s worth remembering that we couldn’t have achieved marriage equality without allies. After all, it wasn’t through Jesus’ will that we obtained marriage equality and it wasn’t planetary alignment.

Photo Credit: zazzle.com
News & Politics

From Israel: Trust Me

The matzav scares me. It seems too overwhelming to overcome. Yet I refuse to surrender to despair.

VillageQ Community: Single Mom by Choice
Community / Portraits

VillageQ Community: Single Mom by Choice

Meet Lindsay and her daughter, Evelyn, who live in Toronto.