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Love Conquers Everything: Bryon Adopts Jason

Gays With Kids | Posted 04.21.2017 | Queer Voices
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Originally published on Gays With Kids, by David Dodge. Most fathers have to wait years before hearing their children say, “I love you.” Bryon Den...

Ricky Martin Opens Up About Expanding His Family, Upcoming 'Big' Wedding

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 04.17.2017 | Queer Voices

Ricky Martin recently sat down with “CBS Sunday Morning’s” to chat about his Las Vegas residency and used the opportunity to look both back on h...

From IKEA to Ellen: The Beautiful Story Of These Gay Dads And Their Triplets

Gays With Kids | Posted 04.14.2017 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

Originally published on Gays With Kids, by Erika Prins Simonds. Justin Ruehs and Adam Smeets tried for two and a half years with three surrogates befo...

Rob Chasteen-Scheer: From Homeless Teen To Tireless Advocate For Foster Kids

Gays With Kids | Posted 03.30.2017 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

Originally published on Gays With Kids, by Michael Lambert. Rob Chasteen-Scheer overcame years of abuse and homelessness to become a father to four at...

The Human Limits Of A Superhuman Single Gay Dad

Gays With Kids | Posted 03.25.2017 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

This post originally appeared on Gays With Kids. Written by Michael Lambert. After decades of fostering at-risk children in Missouri, Allen Bangs adop...

Meet Two Gay Dads Who've Been Together More Than 30 Years With Barely A Day Apart

Gays With Kids | Posted 03.10.2017 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

Originally published on Gays With Kids as part of their #GWKThenAndNow series. A job interview in 1986 placed them in the same room. Dan Clements, 30...

These Young Gay Dads Set An Example For Parenting A Child With Special Needs

Gays With Kids | Posted 03.03.2017 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

Originally published on Gays With Kids. Many of us gay men became dads somewhat later in life. When we were younger perhaps our priorities lay elsewh...

Father and Son: Love After Challenges and Grief

Gays With Kids | Posted 02.09.2017 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

Previously published on Gays With Kids. By Erika Prins Simonds A story about a little boy's challenges, a grown man's grief, and the infinite healin...

Gay Dads Have A Message For Trump: #RememberOurFamilies

Gays With Kids | Posted 02.03.2017 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

One of the most radical forms of protest for LGBTQ people has always been, and will continue to be, simply living our lives proudly and out in the open.

Gays To Trump: #RememberOurFamilies

David G. Dodge | Posted 01.20.2017 | Queer Voices
David G. Dodge

On Inauguration Day, LGBT people took to social media with a simple message for the incoming Republican administration: #RememberOurFamilies

The Incredibly Loving Instagram Post From the Son of Gay Dads

Gays With Kids | Posted 01.23.2017 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

Originally published on Gays With Kids. A MUST-READ: the Instagram message from a son of gay dads Frankie and Kelly, profiled on Gays With Kids in ...

What I Learned About Fatherhood From My Dad

Gays With Kids | Posted 01.11.2017 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

Originally published on Gays With Kids. By Brian Rosenberg A birthday tribute to my dad, who taught me the most important life lessons about what it...

Putting an End to My Son's Obsession With Toy Weapons

Gays With Kids | Posted 12.22.2016 | Parents
Gays With Kids

This post originally appeared on Gays With Kids. By David Blacker The One Thing Max Won't Find Under the Hanukkah Bush This Year Like a Donald Trum...

I am an HIV-Positive Gay Dad

Gays With Kids | Posted 12.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

This post originally appeared on Gays With Kids. I've been living with HIV for close to 30 years. I don't need to wait until World AIDS Day to reflec...

A Gay Dad's Message from the Heart to his Facebook Friends

Gays With Kids | Posted 11.11.2016 | Politics
Gays With Kids

This post originally appeared on Gays With Kids. A Facebook message from the heart by gay dad Michael Anderson as he reflects on the outcome of the e...

After the Election: Where Do We Go From Here?

Gays With Kids | Posted 11.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

This post originally appeared on Gays With Kids. Shocked and devastated by the results of this week's election, we want to offer a much needed messag...

As Gay Dads, We're Raising A Son Accepting Of Himself And Others

BJ Barone and Frankie Nelson | Posted 11.01.2016 | Queer Voices
BJ Barone and Frankie Nelson

All our life we just wanted to fit in and be "normal," and I feel that if Milo came to us in the future and said he is gay, trans or even straight (could you imagine?!) we would be 100 per cent supportive of him. Parents still have a hard time accepting their children for who they are.

Raising a Straight Boy

Gays With Kids | Posted 10.25.2016 | Queer Voices
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This post originally appeared on Gays With Kids. By Frank Lowe. Now before all of you jump down my throat, I am well aware that I'm assuming my 7-ye...

My Favorite Father & Son Movies 

Gays With Kids | Posted 10.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

And how they helped me become a better parent. This post originally appeared on Gays With Kids. By David Blacker. As a child growing up in the eigh...

You Mean I'm Supposed to Play With Him, too?

Gays With Kids | Posted 09.16.2016 | Queer Voices
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This post originally appeared on Gays With Kids. By David Blacker. I love my son Max. I love him more than I could love anything in this world. Mor...

Blame it on Rio

Gays With Kids | Posted 09.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

This post originally appeared on Gays With Kids and was written by blogger Christopher Thangaraj. My almost 10-year-old African-American son was bare...

LGBTQ Organizations Are Leading The Fight For Gun Control

Gays With Kids | Posted 08.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

Fighting to end gun violence in the United States, in other words, has long been a gay rights issue; it's been affecting our families for generations

Trump: Racist, Misogynist And... LGBTQ Ally?

Gays With Kids | Posted 08.08.2016 | Queer Voices
Gays With Kids

Even the most casual observers of American politics should recognize how peculiar this is: rather than using LGBTQ individuals and their children as political fodder -- as the rightwing has been doing for decades to turn out their base -- the man sitting atop the 2016 Republican ticket actually seems to be courting our vote.

Raising Children Queerly: Four Books For Summer Reading

Janet Mason | Posted 07.19.2016 | Home
Janet Mason

Society has changed, in large part, to accommodate us. But have LGBT people, in particular by parenting, changed society? Almost magically, recently published books started arriving in my mailbox to help my understanding.

Meet The Animated Gay Dads Who'll Make Their Nickelodeon Debut

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.18.2016 | Queer Voices

Nickelodeon is set to break fresh ground by introducing a married, biracial gay couple on Wednesday’s episode of the animated series, “The Loud Ho...