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PHOTO CREDIT: CHA ROQUE
Identity / Life

Queer Families Beyond Western Borders

I have been more aware of how LGBT people are represented and, more importantly, how they are not.

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 […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

  Last weekend, I volunteered at my daughter’s school for an open house. As I greeted prospective families at the door, I met a few two mom families. I was thankful to be there to greet them, to welcome them, to let them know without even saying anything that their […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Family / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

It’s Featured Family time! Our three families rule this week. Let’s take some time to get to know them a little better! “Ruth and Katrina are a couple from Indianapolis. After over five years of a long distance relationship, they are finally living together! And loving it. The distance has […]

PHOTO CREDIT: MARIE-LAN NGUYEN
Community / Featured blogs

Looking for a bookend (Meet the newest VQ blog listings)

Old friends, memory brushes the same years, silently sharing the same fears ~ Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, “Old Friends” Isn’t it funny how the internet has changed our patterns of friendship?  Now, instead of hoping to find someone with similar interests in a class or at a job or […]

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. […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

Each week we feature three queer families from our VillageQ Instagram community. This week we even have two Canadians! Queer families rule!   “My name is Deja and my partner is Vanessa, we have a beautiful 1 year old, her name is Nadia. We live in Austin,TX. My family is […]

No child labor laws were broken in the making of this photo.
Family / Kids

Training Wheels

  I’m talking on the phone with a woman who’s interested in buying our 2003 Jetta, a.k.a. Greta, when K-Bird starts pestering me. First the “Mom, mom, mom.” Then the tapping on the back of my hand with his finger. Then the full-body nudging from behind. I nudge back and […]

Photo: Brent Moore
Community / Featured blogs

A bit of a crush

Okay. I admit it.  I have a bit of a crush (and, no, VillageQ is not talking about our collective crush on Hart again).  Actually, at times, this new crush has felt like a bit of an obsession. Hasn’t that happened to you to? A time when you think you […]