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Photo credit: Magic Studio Productions
Culture

Queer Voices on Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday in the United States, and we want to tip our hats to all the VillageQ mothers out there. We hope that whatever you’re doing, you feel special doing it – even if it means that you have to make your own breakfast because your kids […]

VQ Chat Recap: Mother’s Day and Father’s Day in GLBT Families
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VQ Chat Recap: Mother’s Day and Father’s Day in GLBT Families

The April VQ Chat was last night and we talked about Mother’s Day and Father’s Day celebrations. It was a great discussion and below are the questions and a few of the answers!

Full Circle
Family / Parenting

Full Circle

In May, I co-directed the Listen to Your Mother Show in the Twin Cities and was also a cast member. I wrote a piece for the show about my experience as a lesbian mother raising a gender non-conforming daughter which was published on the Huffington Post prior to the show. […]

Mama’s Day, The Strong Families Way
Culture

Mama’s Day, The Strong Families Way

Here at Lesbian Family we are keenly aware that families come in all shapes, sizes, and shades. That’s a big part of why we seek each other out – there is a comfort to being among people who understand that love makes a family. It’s nice to share space with […]

Happy Mothers’ Day, or How I Learned to Stop Complaining and Love Being Trapped at Home
Family / Kids / Parenting

Happy Mothers’ Day, or How I Learned to Stop Complaining and Love Being Trapped at Home

Because I recently heard that exposure to greenery erases brain fatigue, I’ve parked myself on the loveseat on my back porch and spent the past fifteen minutes alternating between staring at my backyard’s canopy of trees and reading bits of David Sedaris’ new book, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls. Truth: […]

Hug a Mother Why Don’t You
Family / Parenting

Hug a Mother Why Don’t You

Many countries celebrate a version of Mother’s Day, but the origins and dates vary from place to place.  When we lived in London, we celebrated Mother’s Day in March.  Those were the early days of cyber life when people still sent cards via snail mail, and I had to remember […]

13 May 2013 New Yorker cover, by Chris Ware
Media

Thank You, New Yorker

In what you can bet will be a steady, week-long stream of observations, celebrations, and consternations around Mothers’ Day here at Lesbian Family, here’s something for the hallelujah column. The New Yorker’s upcoming issue will feature a two-mom family, in a beautiful illustration by Chris Ware. In a post describing […]

On Celebrating Moms (and Holidays)
Culture

On Celebrating Moms (and Holidays)

It seems like we’re in constant flux at our house, in regards to where we stand on celebrating holidays and, as I mentioned previously in my post on Valentine’s Day, feeling rather overwhelmed with the amount of celebrating we’re to do. Now, don’t get me wrong. This is not an […]