Post Tagged with: "LGBTQ"

Celebrating LGBT Health Awareness Week 2015!
Health & Wellness / Life

Celebrating LGBT Health Awareness Week 2015!

Our communities are making great strides towards equality and access to healthcare, but there are still health disparities.

IMAGE: US HHS
Health & Wellness / Life

BREAKING NEWS: HHS & AAMC Release Reports on Improvements in LGBT Health Care

It was a big week for queer health, and two reports have come out this week that demonstrate the prioritization of “our” issues in the mainstream health care establishment.

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 […]

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 […]

The Power of Language
Community / Family / Guest blog posts / Kids / Parenting

The Power of Language

Julia Roberts is an advocate, writer, speaker, strategist and community builder who co-founded Support for Special Needs in 2010 for families touched by special needs. Married to Julian and living in Atlanta, Georgia, they own a small business. They are raising two kids with learning disabilities who survived kidney transplants […]

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 […]

Christmas cartoons can be so queer
Culture / Media

Christmas cartoons can be so queer

As Christmas approaches, my family sets aside time to watch the classic Christmas movies from my childhood. We own them all on DVD and, even though many of them were made in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, my kids still love them. Of course, I watch them through a […]

Kinky Boots provides opportunity for conversation
Culture / Family / Kids / Media / Parenting

Kinky Boots provides opportunity for conversation

On November 28th, I was in the midst of what was a rather picturesque all-American Thanksgiving scene. Everything was under control in the kitchen, chores were being done around the house, dogs were playing on the porch, and my partner and kids were doing puzzles and watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving […]

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 […]