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TGIF: Kids are kids
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TGIF: Kids are kids

​​I love being part of this queer parenting site. I love being around other queer parents. I love being able to say, without explaining. I love the community and the support and being part of the cool club. I love learning to help people redirect those innocent yet oh so inappropriate […]

PHOTO CREDIT: HANNATON EDUCATIONAL CENTER
Family / Life / Spirituality & religion

On Becoming a Queer Kibbutznik

When my family and I decided to move to Hannaton more than three years ago, we assumed, perhaps naively, that becoming kibbutz members would be a straightforward process. We drank from the Kool-Aid that described Hannaton as a progressive, egalitarian religious community, a description that fit(s) us to a tee.  […]

The Fosters: Things Unsaid (Episode 13)
Culture / Family / Media

The Fosters: Things Unsaid (Episode 13)

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: Lena worries when Stef returns to work; Kelsey exposes secrets from Mariana’s past.  First aired: Jan 27, 2014 I didn’t catch The […]

Ellen Degeneres to produce TV show about a lesbian mom
Celebrities / Culture / Entertainment

Ellen Degeneres to produce TV show about a lesbian mom

Ellen Degeneres is set to produce a new comedy for NBC called One Big Happy about a lesbian who gets pregnant just as her best friend (a straight guy) gets married. That doesn’t really tell us much about the plot but this show has a couple of things going for it […]

Binyavanga Wainaina, from Kenya, is one of Africa's leading literary figures.  He outed himself in response to wave of homophobic laws across continent last week and intends to continue life and travel in the continent.
Life / News & Politics / Travel

Why Binyavanga Wainaina matters

She came into my life slowly, from left field, and then exploded into my heart, making me believe things about love that you only read in fairy tales. But I should go back a bit. I was finishing grad school at the time and she had a year left. We […]

PHOTO CREDIT: CLAIRE BROWN/TULANE HULLABALOO
Extended family / Family / Family-building

Donor siblings find each other

When Mikayla Stern-Ellis posted a comment on Father’s Day thanking her Colombian sperm donor, Emily Nappi sent a “Me too” that resulted in an amazing discovery. Two friends who found each other via roommate search at Tulane soon learned that they are donor siblings. There’s a story you don’t hear […]

January VQ Chat
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January VQ Chat

The January VQ Twitter Chat is tonight at 9 p.m. EST. Last month, we gathered on Twitter to talk about 2013 and our hopes and dreams for 2014. It was a great discussion though I don’t remember much of it because I was participating while my family drove to our […]

Does this new navbar make us look phat?
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Does this new navbar make us look phat?

You know you are lost to the geekery of website design when redoing the internal page structure and navigation are cause for a thrilling announcement.  And yet! All outward-facing signposts also indicate real internal things, and so too does our spanking-new navigational bar layout indicate an evolution in our focus. […]

Lee Free, Charmin Ultra, and Mor Erlich, of Sez Me. [PHOTO CREDIT: MOR ERLICH]
Culture / Media

TGIF Video: Sez Me!

My kids watch stuff on screens, as do many, many kids. Before I was a parent, I was convinced they never would – you know, because they’d be busy doing macramé, carving quill pens out of bird feathers we’d have found on a hike, writing poetry in iambic pentameter, and […]

The Fosters: House and Home (Episode 12)
Culture / Media

The Fosters: House and Home (Episode 12)

Spoiler alert-o-rama!  These weekly Roundtables 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: Callie meets a woman who works in the foster care system; Brandon reveals why Callie ran away.  First aired: Jan 20, 2014 […]