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Children of Gay Dads

Real Winners Of Marriage Equality? Kids

Reed Abplanalp-Cowan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Reed Abplanalp-Cowan

As discrimination falls state by state across our great nation, we don't hear enough about children and the impacts of the fight on the most precious among us. It's important that we keep them steadfastly in our minds.

Gay Dad Looks Like He's 'Lusting' Over Baby In Photo, Pundit Claims

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A former Navy chaplain who's made headlines in recent months for a series of bizarre anti-gay declarations is at it again. As Right Wing Watch rep...

Gay Dad, Straight Daughter

Richard Alther | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard Alther

Julie was 7 or 8 when I was acknowledging my true orientation. My wife and I, soon to be amicably divorced, were fortunate enough to be living in a large, rambling country home. We decided that we could pursue our respective next chapters while staying under one roof.

Spilled Milk: Dads and Bras

William Lucas Walker | Posted 10.29.2013 | Comedy
William Lucas Walker

Whenever I set foot in a bra department -- be it Nordstroms, Target or KMart --the same thing happens. The place empties faster than you can say Bra-Cha-Cha.

A Gay Dad's Advice On Successful Parenting

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Rick Clemons For It's been a few weeks since the defeat of DOMA and since Prop 8 became history. The day those rulings came down,...

When 'Mama' Is Her First Word

Doug Rigg | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Doug Rigg

After the "M" bomb went off, a barrage of questions entered my already crowded brain, questions I'm sure many gay dads have pondered: How are we going to explain our unique family to our daughter? How do we explain the concept of having a biological mother who is not actually her parent?

'Show The Love' Series Documents Children Of Same-Sex Parents

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This beautiful photo series comes to HuffPost Gay Voices courtesy of the Family Equality Council (FEC) and COLAGE in honor of Pride Month 2013. Steve ...

WATCH: Elton John Reveals Famous Godmother Of His Second Son

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Elton John and his husband David Furnish shed some light on their parenting methods in a new interview with Extra TV. The Rocket Man, 66, said tha...

Meet The Gay Celebrity Super Dads!

YourTango | Anna Quintana | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Controversial celebrity blogger Perez Hilton made an important announcement of his own on Twitter recently: He's a dad! Mario Armando Levandeira, I...

A Day In A Queer Life In The U.S.: Why Being A Dad Matters To Me

Jason Guberman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jason Guberman

2013-02-14-ADayInTheQueerLifeBanner.jpgJust like any expectant parent, my vague intellectual understanding just meant that I really didn't have a clue. But after a year as Mia's dad, I've come to learn a few things, none of which feel like I ever thought they would.

The Well-Charted Waters Of Same-Sex Parenting

Paul M. Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Paul M. Smith

During the Supreme Court arguments in the Proposition 8 case last week, there seemed to be some confusion about the social science evidence concerning same-sex parents and their ability to raise children, but there is no "disagreement" among the experts about what the research says.

Adult Daughter Of Gay Dads Speaks Out On Why Marriage Equality Matters

Kate Perino | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kate Perino

On March 26 and 27 the Supreme Court will address a common question: Should all Americans have the freedom to marry the person they love? The children being raised by LGBT parents are in an excellent position to answer that question -- and they are speaking out.

LOOK: Perez Hilton Formally Introduces His First Son

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Weeks after announcing he'd become a first-time dad, Perez Hilton is formally introducing his son, Mario Armando Lavandeira III. The celebrity blo...

WATCH: 12-Year-Old Urges Supreme Court Justice To Embrace Gay Marriage

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The 12-year-old adopted son of two gay dads urged Supreme Court Justice John Roberts to strike down Prop 8 and embrace gay marriage in a poignant lett...

When I Say Your Names: A Letter From A Gay Man To His Future Kids

Justin Huang | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Justin Huang

Take off your Google glasses, unplug your Wii Hologram, and let your father be corny for just a moment. You can eyeroll all you want at what I'm about to say, but allow me this moment to tell you just how much you mean to me, and what goes through my mind when I say your names.

WATCH: What's It Like For A Gay Parent To Take Paternity Leave?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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 shar...

'Family Restaurant,' Film Celebrating Kids With LGBT Parents, Debuts Trailer! (VIDEO)

Andrea James | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrea James

Family Restaurant is a media project for young children whose parents are lesbian or gay. It features cute puppets and real children of gay or lesbian parents. My producing partner Jamie is a gay dad, and he and his family appear as the heroes who save the day.