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Courtesy of Equality California
Culture / Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘I Am Harvey Milk’ at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall

The seemingly universal queer experiential themes of brokenness, loss, and self-loathing are explored in Lippa’s breathtaking oratorio.

Jack McFarland Is a Faggot and So Am I
Culture

Jack McFarland Is a Faggot and So Am I

“No offense” is, point blank, homophobic. Apparently it’s offensive for people to think that you’re a gay man.

Just like everybody else and totally unique
Identity / Life

Just like everybody else and totally unique

Queer parents, like any other parents coming at this job from a unique perspective (which is to say, pretty much everyone) must constantly straddle the boundaries between being seen as “just like everybody else” and “totally unique.”

VQ Comes Out: Casey Carey-Brown
Community / Life / Portraits

VQ Comes Out: Casey Carey-Brown

Next up for VQ Comes Out – our week-long series honoring National Coming Out Day and LGBT History month – is Casey’s story.  Her voyage out of the closet involves a Christian college and tofu curry.  And, ultimately, her wife and kid. ~ The Editors [hr]   When did you come out (or how […]

Me, out as trans to my friends but not really my family.
Life

VQ Comes Out: Third time’s the charm

Next up for VQ Comes Out – our series of  coming out stories in honor of National Coming Out Day and LGBT History month – is Dylan’s story.  Like C.J.’s this morning, Dylan’s coming out story has included multiple layers and several iterations.  One interesting difference? Dylan’s parents had a point where they hoped […]

Happy 5774!
Culture / Portraits

Happy 5774!

Rosh Hashanah begins Wednesday evening, the 4th of September and the 1st day of Tishrei.  It is the Jewish new year, literally head of the year, and we will usher in the year 5774.  It is a time to review the previous year, consider our past transgressions and plan for […]

The Abdication
Family / Kids / Parenting

The Abdication

Eric Horwitz is an openly gay father of two children in lower Manhattan. Currently, Eric is the founder, CEO, and career  and life coach of Gem Coaching LLC. Eric has been coaching for eight years now, following many years working in corporate America. The success-driven coach strives to have the […]

GLBT vs. Queer
Culture / Life

GLBT vs. Queer

I have a confession. I really loathe the term “GLBT.” There are several reasons why. I think for me, the most annoying thing about it is its simplistic linear quality; its single dimension. You can pick one of those letters, but at no point do they intersect. This may be […]

By Any Other Name
Family / Identity / Life / Parenting

By Any Other Name

When I was first invited to write for this project, my first question was about the site’s name.  I knew I wanted to be a part of this site and to work with this amazing group of people, but the name – Lesbian Family – didn’t quite fit for me. […]

Identity Vlog and Hand Waving Work Out
Family / Identity / Life / Parenting

Identity Vlog and Hand Waving Work Out

This past week I had to take a photo of myself for an article because I don’t have any good pictures of me meaning alone, without my children and groomed.  It’s 97 degrees, and I’m outside in a bush…  um, I’m standing in front of nature so with my laptop […]