Post Tagged with: "LGBT"

Tiger's Nest in Bhutan
Culture / Travel

Meditation for your vacation

With this post we welcome new VQ contributor Bryan Herb, your personal guide to queer travel! Look for him here monthly to entice you and your family to stop gathering moss and roll out into the wide world, with pro tips that only a travel company founder who’s circumnavigated the […]

Utah and Oklahoma?  What next?
News & Politics

Utah and Oklahoma? What next?

As you have no doubt heard, in recent weeks Federal judges in both Utah and Oklahoma have found the states’ bans on same-sex marriage violate the United States Constitution.  In Utah, the judge ruled that the law, “conflicts with the United States Constitution’s guarantees of equal protection and due process […]

Maria Bello Comes Out
Celebrities / Culture

Maria Bello Comes Out

In a piece in the New York Times titled “Coming Out as a Modern Family“, Maria Bello comes out as “whatever” and all my feelings for her since I first saw her in ER make sense. I will freely admit that I watched Coyote Ugly (and maybe watched again and […]

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! I love these families. Read on to hear from them…   “Hi! I’m Ellen my partner is Cassie. No kids yet but we do have 4 fur babies: 3 cats (Abby,  Philip, and Evan) and our dog is Maggie. We met online, but we went […]

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 […]

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 […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

  It’s Featured Family time! This week’s families make me want to eat all the cake. We’re celebrating! A new baby! A wedding! A birthday with another little one on the way! These families know how to celebrate. And how to be adorable. Clearly. Thanks for sharing your families with […]