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VillageQ Community: Life in the Big Apple
Community / Portraits

VillageQ Community: Life in the Big Apple

We have been together for 23 years and still chugging along. I want my son to know that the institution of marriage is an important one.

Be Careful What you Google
Parenting

Be Careful What you Google

The past lives in a search engine and it’s not that I want to keep the past from my children, I just want them to be old enough to face it.

The kids were flower girls in the wedding of some friends about a  
month ago (May 2015) Pictured: Shannon, Cole, Selina and Nat AFTER the  
wedding reception ice cream truck had arrived.
Community / Portraits

VillageQ Community: Homeschooler and Fretter

Meet Shannon and her family who split their time between Chicago and Urbana, Illinois.

The Gay Card
Family / Kids

The Gay Card

He had been living with us for less than a month that Sunday morning he first stumbled into our bedroom and exclaimed, “Oh. So that’s how you sleep.”

PHOTO: left to right, Christopher Drajem, Isabella, Patrick Sexton, Jordan 

photo by Jenny Sampson
Community

VillageQ Community: Finding Joy in Moments

Meet Christoper who lives in Seattle and blogs at Our Family Matters!

The Adoption Process
Family / Family-building

The Adoption Process

Dawn and Holly live in Arizona. Most of the local adoption agencies are not gay friendly, so they really had to expand their search.

Photo Credit:  Tiny Lights Foundation
Community

VillageQ Community: Creating Family through Adoption

We have noticed that with a child, and especially one with Down syndrome and many medical issues, we do feel like we are constantly coming out.

Diverse and Beautiful: Welcome to the VillageQ Directory
Community / Featured blogs

Diverse and Beautiful: Welcome to the VillageQ Directory

Welcome to these new additions to the VillageQ directory!

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.

Gallup Poll Shows Positive Trends for LGBT Families
News & Politics

Gallup Poll Shows Positive Trends for LGBT Families

Sixty-three percent of people believe that same-sex couples should have the legal right to adopt a child and 55% agree that same-sex marriages should be recognized by the law as valid.