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Same-Sex Marriage Update:  6th Circuit Upholds Marriage Bans
Legal / News & Politics

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

PHOTO CREDIT: FCKH8
Culture / Music

Sex Talk and F-Bombs

F-Bombs for Feminism, a spirited, activist-inspired video, produced by FCKH8.com, owes its visual strength and hard-hitting, social messaging, to the legacy of Salt-n-Pepa, Latifah, along with a list of early feminist rappers, but with a witty twist.

Match the Unhinged Quote with the Unhinged Person
News & Politics

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
Legal / News & Politics

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.

PHOTO CREDIT: DEVIANT ART
Life

Same-Sex Sleepovers

Levi has a new friend he made at summer camp. We’ll call her Jordache because well, jeans. At the end of their last play date, Levi and Jordache approached me with excited smiles. “MOM! CAN WE HAVE A SLEEPOVER?!?” I knew that Levi had been on a mission to host […]

PHOTO CREDIT: THE FOSTERS
Culture / Entertainment

The Fosters: Girls Reunited

Have the Fosters relocated to Europe where everyone takes off in the month of August? In this episode, we will not see Lena, Jude, Mike, Dani or Ana, and I want to know where they are. It’s not so much that I am that vested in their personal lives, but […]

Denee Mallon, at the center of an appeals case for Medicare to consider coverage of transgender care - Craig Fritz, AP
Health & Wellness / Life

BREAKING NEWS: Medicare Exclusions for Transgender Care Lifted       

Since the 1980s, Medicare has excluded transgender care from its plan, denying coverage to people with disabilities and elderly people needing this essential and life-affirming care regardless of medical necessity. This week, an appeals panel of the Department of Health and Human Services lifted the denial, opening the doors for […]

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Family / Family-building

Tolerance = Boredom

Thank god(dess) for the Westboro Baptist Church. Big smooches to Michelle Bachmann, and NOM, and to Focus on the Family. Oh, and Franklin Graham, and Exodus International, and Tony Perkins (Keep up the good work, Tony, honey!) Why, you may well ask, am I offering up gratitude and mad props […]

Using Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression Data in Research and Health Care
Health & Wellness / Life

Using Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression Data in Research and Health Care

The last time you went to a health care provider, whether it was for an ingrown toenail or a sexually transmitted infection, did the provider ask you questions about your sexuality or gender?

Maybe it's me on the phone. Maybe it isn't.  You'll never know.
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 […]