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Winning the homework wars
Family / Kids / Parenting

Winning the homework wars

 As the end of winter break inched closer, B-Man asked, “Do you like it better when we’re in school or when we’re out of school?” “I love spending time with you guys,” I answered, “and when you’re home, I don’t get much work done. So I like both.” But I […]

Never Forget the Nail Polish: Queering Up the Costume Asile
Culture / Kids

Never Forget the Nail Polish: Queering Up the Costume Asile

Before I even knew that transition was a thing, when I was but a wee queer, my best friend* lived across the street. He and his sister had more or less free rein of their basement. There were a lot of Legos, and a lot of discarded wedding and prom […]

What we talk about when we talk about sperm donors
Family / Kids

What we talk about when we talk about sperm donors

When my wife Tracie and I chose to conceive our children using an anonymous sperm donor, we entered our family into sparsely documented psychological territory. At the time, the first children to participate in our sperm bank’s donor identity release program were turning eighteen years old, and as the program […]

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 […]

TGIF Video: Camp It Up! In double-whammy video goodness!
Family / Kids / Parenting

TGIF Video: Camp It Up! In double-whammy video goodness!

At the risk of implying that all LGBTQ families are guitar-strumming, happy campers, here: guitar-strumming, happy gay campers!  Below, feast your eyes on a short video by and about the queer family camp my family attended last week. And since I missed the Friday video last week (camping it up), […]

Poke around a little!
Community / Featured blogs

Poke around a little!

People have asked how I am ordering all the newly listed blogs that I announce.  The simple truth is: I don’t.  I have a huge list of new blogs and I open pages at random.  Once I have 6-8 pages open, I poke around, read a bit, sometimes comment, and […]

From here and there and everywhere
Community / Featured blogs

From here and there and everywhere

Isn’t it great how this just continues and continues?   Here is today’s installment for Week of Blogs!  This particular list takes us from middle of Virginia all the way to Bangkok!  It also includes two guest bloggers.  We love having readers and people from our blog directory (and really […]

Expansion 2.0
Community / Featured blogs

Expansion 2.0

If I was über-excited about the re-branding to VillageQ, I am head-over-heels excited to the max about our expanding blog directory.  Not only are we expanding in numbers, we are representing so many different and wonderful voices and experiences.  Just start meandering around the directory— you are sure to find […]