Gay Dads Have A Message For Trump: #RememberOurFamilies

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.
02/02/2017 05:00 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2018

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As a community of gay parents, we have many concerns and fears at the beginning of the Trump presidency.

Some of us raced to secure legal protections for our families before the new administration even began. We wonder if our plans to foster or adopt will be blocked by an anti-LGBT cabinet. Our families are also immigrants, Muslim and Mexican, and we fear what's in store for us as a result of mean-spirited Executive Orders targeting these communities.

But for our children, our families, ourselves, and our country, we also continue to be hopeful. We want to believe that people in power will ultimately use that power for good, and that they will make future decisions that benefit all families, including LGBTQ families.

So while Gays With Kids will continue to monitor and report on the policies to come out of the White House, we will prioritize doing what we do best: telling our stories and sharing invaluable information to help gay men become dads and navigate fatherhood. Because 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.

So with that, please enjoy this collection of photos of LGBTQ families across the country, asking the new administration to #RememberOurFamilies when considering legislation that affects our children, our lives, our dreams, and our neighbors.

Add your own #LGBT family to this campaign by commenting below with your favorite family photo and family name, or upload your favorite family photo on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the #RememberOurFamilies hashtag. Also, please share this post far and wide and ask your friends to do the same. The greater our reach, the more likely we'll be to reach the attention of our new President.

#RememberOurFamilies

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the Guberman family

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the King family

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the Rosenberg-Van Gameren family

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the Price Preslaff family

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the Maynard Rudolph family

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the Hawley-Molloy family

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the Ryker family

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the Blacker Goldstone family

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the Daniels family

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the Oddo family

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the Israel-Sanchez family

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the Bangs family

Take a quick break to read The Incredibly Loving Instagram Post From the Son of Gay Dads, written in response to our #RememberOurFamilies campaign. Then continue on to see the many other #LGBT families helping us send a strong message of inclusion to the new administration.

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the Giansanti Stokes family

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the Hill-Kalasky family

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the Moya Vasquez family

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the Alexander family

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the O'Hair family

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the Costa Novak family

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the Santos Lake family

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the Santiardo family

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the von Tscharner Weyel family

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the Gerard Camps family

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the Cupp family

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the Jalove Shea family

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the LaDuke Matteau family

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the Munster Spicer family

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the Freed McGovern family

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the Letschert Price family

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the Gonzalez-Baltazar family

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the Zielinski family

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the Harlan-Vale family

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the Yorgey-Girdy family

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the McMillen-Oakley family

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the Underly family

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the Thompson-Lewis family

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the Porcaro-Sullivan family

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the Clarke family

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the Carey Wood family

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the Hunt Kendal family

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the Reinot family

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the Lee family

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the Rogers family

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the Berger-Jacobson family

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the Strmiska-Nemerov family

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the Kinyon-Vandersnick family

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the Dodge-McLaughlin family

Send your message to the new administration and add your family photo with #RememberOurFamilies in the comments below.