Post Tagged with: "global families"

Photo Credit:  2bridestomummies
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VillageQ Community: IVF to Mommyhood

We are keen for our children to experience the joys of being a part of our family. We can’t wait for our child go for Sunday lunch and family meals out all together!

Amelia's first adventure.
Photo credit: Julieta
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VillageQ Community: Hola from Argentina

I think it’s harder for LGBT people in small towns, especially for those in northern Argentina. Nonetheless, I think it’s amazing how everything changed after the approval of same-sex marriage. If you asked me 5 or 6 years ago, I couldn’t have imagined it would be like this.

Wedding Shoes
Photo Credit: Mama and Maman
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VillageQ Community: Creating a Family in Toronto

Hello Mama and Maman! Welcome to VillageQ. I love this interview— I know, I say that a lot, but it is true every time. I love this interview because of how willing Mama and Maman were to talk about their struggle with infertility and the loss they have faced (something that too […]

Photo credit: Kate & Sharon of LesBeMums
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VillageQ Community: Growing As They Blog

Meet Kate and Sharon, parents to be from Brighton, East Sussex.

Here’s is a picture of the whole family given to them by their Au Pair
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VillageQ Community: A Note from Hamburg

Meet Alexandra and her family who live in Hamburg, Germany.

Support the LGBT Community of Kyrgyzstan
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Support the LGBT Community of Kyrgyzstan

Legislation will prohibit advocacy, public depictions of LGBT individuals, and make daily life for the Kyrgyz LGBT community even more difficult.

New Additions: Proof That Families Come in Every Shape and Size
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New Additions: Proof That Families Come in Every Shape and Size

Just when you think you have reached the end of the internet, a whole new batch of blogs for the VillageQ directory pops up! I love seeing the snippets of people’s lives. Whether I visit once or keep going back, our growing repository of blogs is proof that families come […]

IDAHOT Around the World
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IDAHOT Around the World

Tomorrow is IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia). Last year I wrote about participating in Albania’s 2nd Gay Ride Against Homophobia. Note: I plan to be at the 3rd annual bike ride tomorrow, but this year, it appears, we will be riding in the rain. I am still ever […]

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.  […]

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 […]