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Keeping It Queer in the Suburbs
Books / Culture

Keeping It Queer in the Suburbs

Fourteen years ago, I moved out of San Francisco to the suburbs, to shack up with my betrothed. When you do that, move out to the suburbs, San Francisco revokes your queer credibility card at the westernmost point of the Bay Bridge.

Is that a boy?
Family

Is that a boy?

This past weekend, we took Zeca and a close friend to the YWCA to go swimming. She wore her white swim shirt with the little silver shark on the sleeve and her blue and green shark swim trunks and looked absolutely adorable. We showed our cards and headed towards the […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

  When I first realized I am not straight, the first thing I thought was that I had lost my community. I thought I was alone. Thankfully, I was so wrong. It took a little searching but I found my community. Online. In blogs and chat rooms, it was there. […]

GLBT vs. Queer
Culture / Life

GLBT vs. Queer

I have a confession. I really loathe the term “GLBT.” There are several reasons why. I think for me, the most annoying thing about it is its simplistic linear quality; its single dimension. You can pick one of those letters, but at no point do they intersect. This may be […]

Identity Vlog and Hand Waving Work Out
Family / Identity / Life / Parenting

Identity Vlog and Hand Waving Work Out

This past week I had to take a photo of myself for an article because I don’t have any good pictures of me meaning alone, without my children and groomed.  It’s 97 degrees, and I’m outside in a bush…  um, I’m standing in front of nature so with my laptop […]

Identity in 3 Parts with Complimentary Rambling
Family / Identity / Life / Parenting

Identity in 3 Parts with Complimentary Rambling

When I vlog, I like to play the court jester but vlogging about identity was like having the court jester give a State of the Union address. It was hard. I tried to keep the rambling to a minimum and gave you a peek into three big parts of my […]

Getting to Know You
Family / Kids / Parenting

Getting to Know You

Meet Dylan Flunker, the first in a clump of new regular contributors here at VillageQ! He’ll be filing monthly posts and we’re thrilled to have him aboard. ~VQ Eds   Welcome to VillageQ! My name is Dylan. I usually don’t look quite as fabulous as in this photo, but I’ve […]