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Humayun's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India
Culture / Travel

Dos and Don’ts of Posting Travel Pics on Social Media

With travel photos, there are some dos and don’ts on posting, if you want to keep your social media friends and family engaged, as well as keeping things safe for you.

January VQ Chat
Community

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 […]

December VQ Chat
Community

December VQ Chat

The December VQ Twitter Chat will be on Monday, December 30th at 9 p.m. EST. Last month, a gaggle of queers assembled on Twitter and hung out on the #vqchat hashtag and talked about LGBTQ family issues and the holidays. We had great participation and it was a fun and […]

A Queer’s Guide to Staying Sober during the Holidays
Advice / Guest blog posts / Life

A Queer’s Guide to Staying Sober during the Holidays

Guest author Mary Bowers is a writer and graphic designer living in Chicago with her wife and two kids. She stopped drinking in October of 2002 and knows exactly what it’s like to confront the wall of holiday booze. You can read other stuff she’s written at here. [hr] Ah, […]

PHOTO CREDIT: DEBORAH GOLDSTEIN
Family / Kids

Three to a seat

I watched my son board the school bus and find his usual spot, the third child in a crammed seat in the front row. Those three sit together each morning and play Yu-Gi-Oh, a Japanese trading card game. Asher used to wave while the bus pulled away. He used to […]

Announcing VQ Monthly Chats
Family

Announcing VQ Monthly Chats

Announcing the first monthly VillageQ Twitter Chat on Monday, November 25th at 9PM EST.  Have you set a reminder?  Entered it in your calendar?  Invited all your friends?  Do you need more information? Our monthly chats hosted by VillageQ and contributors will take place on the last Monday of every month on topics related to […]

Gay little conversations with little gays
Family / Kids / Parenting

Gay little conversations with little gays

It was 4:45 AM and I had snuck into my six-year-old’s bedroom for one last kiss before heading to the airport. My muffled attempts to get ready as quietly as possible had woken him anyway — he’s a light sleeper — and I figured that I might as well take […]

ENDA – Call for Action!
News & Politics

ENDA – Call for Action!

It seems that marriage equality is the issue blowing up everyone’s Facebook and Twitter feed. Welcome to the equality club, Illinois and New Jersey! That makes 15 states that have marriage equality and, Hawaii, you’re up next! But marriage is not the only hot issue on the legislative burner. The […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Family / Kids / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

It’s featured family time! When I think about the time when I came out, I can’t help but think mostly about how alone I felt. How I didn’t really know any other queer people, and certainly not out queer people. I often wonder how different it would have been for […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

  How often do your children see families that look like theirs? I tend to think that we see lots of families that look like ours, but really, we don’t. Most of our daughter’s friends don’t have two moms. She doesn’t seem to mind, so we sometimes forget about it. […]