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Featured Family Portraits
Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

  It’s Featured Family time! This week’s families come from the VQ family. Our own contributors are sharing their families because queer families rule. “The Dumesnil-Vickers family lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Cheryl writes about their adventures in suburbia on VillageQ.” You can find Cheryl on twitter @lovesongforbabyx […]

Anxiety Mom vs. Adventure Kid
Family / Parenting

Anxiety Mom vs. Adventure Kid

Years ago, I reframed my understanding of courage by adopting this phrase: “Bravery doesn’t mean acting without fear; it means feeling scared, but taking action anyway.” Since then, whenever I experience fear — say, when my children want to ride on the outside of a cable car roaring down San […]

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 […]

Contributors

Contributors

  Vikki Reich  |   Publisher Minneapolis, MN Personal blog: Up Popped A Fox On Twitter: @uppoppedafox Vikki Reich writes about the intersection of contemporary lesbian life and parenthood at her personal blog Up Popped A Fox. She is the co-director and co-producer of Listen To Your Mother Twin Cities. In 2013, she […]

The View from Here: San Francisco City Hall, June 26, 2013
Family / News & Politics / Parenting

The View from Here: San Francisco City Hall, June 26, 2013

Regular contributor Cheryl Dumesnil files this report as one of our penultimate regularly scheduled posts in the “Lawfully Wedded Life” series here. It is fitting: what the SCOTUS Day of Decision looked like from her family’s eyewitness point of view. A bit of backstory: Cheryl has been following this issue for […]

Open Letter to the Mom I Met on the Train
Family / Parenting

Open Letter to the Mom I Met on the Train

We chatted just a little, all on our way home. My wife and child and I from Pride, you and your son from the Nats game. He was adorable (and yet his fit over not getting to play a game on your phone was reassuring in that way where all […]

ICYMI: 12 May to 18 May 2013
Family

ICYMI: 12 May to 18 May 2013

  This past week was a big one for us at Lesbian Family: we watched in amazement as Minnesota became the 12th state to pass marriage equality. (One of us, Vikki, moved there right after college, and has rooted her life and family there for over 20 years; another of […]

ICYMI: 5 May through 11 May 2013
Family

ICYMI: 5 May through 11 May 2013

Mother’s Day, religious holidays, videos, and featured families! We’ve got it all this week here at Lesbian Family! Did you miss anything? Here’s a recap! Titles are links and links are love, so click, click, click your way through all the Lesbian Family goodness! On Celebrating Moms (and Holidays) “The […]

ICYMI: 22 April through 27 April 2013
Portraits

ICYMI: 22 April through 27 April 2013

We’ve had another busy week here at Lesbian Family! [Ed note: Last week, with our minds on Boston – some, in it – we paused the ICYMI feature.] We have two guest posts this week, one from Boston and another to resume our Lawfully Wedded Life series. Check out all […]

In Case You Missed It: 25 – 30 March 2013
Life

In Case You Missed It: 25 – 30 March 2013

This week is all about marriage equality. From the children of same-sex parents, to attending marriage equality rallies, and how it all played out in social media, we’ve been busy over here! Make sure you didn’t miss any of this week’s posts! Titles are links and links are love, so […]