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Let’s Be the Allies Our Muslim Neighbors Need
News & Politics

Let’s Be the Allies Our Muslim Neighbors Need

Dear VillageQ Family, My heart is breaking for my Muslim friends. The Islamophobic rantings, the characterization of Muslims as terrorists, the unconscionable suggestions that Muslims be banned or tagged or quarantined in the U.S.—this recent up-swell of hate is hurting so many good and peaceful people. While going about their […]

LGBT Allies: Small Gestures Make a Big Difference
Life

LGBT Allies: Small Gestures Make a Big Difference

When meeting someone new, we ask the same question: How does this person feel about LGBT people? But the underlying question is: Am I safe?

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News & Politics

The Vulnerability of Marriage Equality

These days, there seems to be an overabundance of cynicism, misinformation, and apathy when it comes to American politics. I often hear people—gays and gay allies included—claim that there’s no difference between the Democrats and Republicans, and I frequently see Facebook posts or comments suggesting the same. And they make […]

Top LGBTQ News Stories
News & Politics

Top LGBTQ News Stories

I have a confession to make – I hate the news. I do my best to avoid reading the news or watching the news or talking about the news. I know that such willful ignorance about current events is one of the many problems here in the old US of […]