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DIY: melted crayon art
Kids / Parenting

DIY: melted crayon art

Over Christmas, my daughter received a melted crayon art piece for her room. Not only is it a great playful addition to a toddler’s room, it adds a splash of color and was a lot of fun for the teenage family member to make! I thought some do-it-at-home art was […]

Blogs: the solution to weather
Community / Featured blogs

Blogs: the solution to weather

Does the polar vortex have you locked inside? Are you in the southern hemisphere experience gut wrenching heat without a powerful enough AC?  VillageQ has the answer:  new blogs to read!  So, snuggle in with your electronic device of choice and enjoy these new listings.  Don’t for get to check […]

Coke and Chevy step up with LGBTQ families in Olympics ads
News & Politics

Coke and Chevy step up with LGBTQ families in Olympics ads

If you’ve been watching the Olympics and paying attention to the commercials, you’ll have seen a few signs that is hasn’t just been President Obama, Billie Jean King, and LGBTQ activists transmitting messages  about LGBTQ people and families.  I wasn’t watching – got no cable, plus, unlike some of my […]

TGIF Video: Another reason to love Candians
News & Politics

TGIF Video: Another reason to love Candians

Today, the Google doodle gives up an Olympic rainbow with the following text below: “The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, […]

Tiger's Nest in Bhutan
Culture / Travel

Meditation for your vacation

With this post we welcome new VQ contributor Bryan Herb, your personal guide to queer travel! Look for him here monthly to entice you and your family to stop gathering moss and roll out into the wide world, with pro tips that only a travel company founder who’s circumnavigated the […]

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 […]

VQ Sex Ed: The one about vibrators
Advice / Kids / Life

VQ Sex Ed: The one about vibrators

VQ Sex Ed is back after a long hiatus. The series will run monthly from here on out provided y’all submit some questions. If you missed the first installment that gave general tips, you should check that out. Today, I give some advice on what to do when your kids […]

Maia Mitchell, Hayden Byerly [PHOTO CREDIT: ABC FAMILY/TONY RIVETTI]
Culture / Family / Media

The Fosters: Family Day (Episode 14)

Spoiler alert-o-rama!  These weekly rundowns are your place for queer family banter about the new ABC Family show The Fosters, and they’re chock-a-block with SPOILERY content.  You’ve been warned! Episode synopsis: Stef and Lena visit Callie; Jude must decide if he wants to be a part of the Foster family. First aired: Feb 3, […]

PHOTO CREDIT: NBC.COM
Celebrities / Culture / Entertainment

Sean could not save Sean Saves the World

NBC will not continue to produce Sean Saves the World. Before Sean Saves the World aired, I doubted. I didn’t doubt there would be some funny lines and perhaps even a bit of chortle-worthy slapstick given Sean Hayes’s comedic talent, but I doubted the impact the show would have. In […]

Patricial Charbonneau 's Cay busts a move on Helen Shaver's Vivian in Desert Hearts. [PHOTO CREDIT: DONNA DEITCH]
Culture / Life / Media

Desert Hearts: Still Sapphic Bliss

In the last installment of Queer-View Mirror, I shared my experience of watching my coming-out movie, Desert Hearts, in 15-minute increments, and simultaneously feeling the door to my own personal closet flying off its hinges. I was 16 years old then, and naturally, it became my favorite film. But recently […]