Gay Paternity Leave: How To Do It

12/06/2012 05:13 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

What's it like to take paternity leave as a gay parent?

In a Dec. 6 appearance on HuffPost Live, Tom Bourdon of Tufts University's LGBT Center shared his experience: "It had to be one of us, and it ended up being me -- I'm very grateful for that."

"There was no mom in our family and we had to go on and figure it figure it out rapidly. It's so societal, particularly in husband and wife couples."

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