FEATURED: Campbells Ad Is Out-of-This-Galaxy Good

Campbells Soup has released a new Star Wars-themed ad featuring a little boy who has two dads. Thank you, Campbells, for showcasing our families! In the words of Jedi Master Yoda, “Brilliant it is!”...

Should Adoption Agencies Be Allowed to Discri...

That was the headline in The Atlantic this week. According to the article, Michigan dad-to-be Clint McCormack was hung up on by a religious adoption agency when he asked whether it would help him foster a child together with his partner, Bryan. Michigan, like many other states, has a so-called religious freedom law, allowing faith-based adoption agencies that contract ...

Give Him a Book for Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, there are several books written by gay dads—Brett Jones, Jim Joseph and Thomas Whaley—that would make the perfect gift for any gay dad or dad-to-be. Last October, Brett self-published his memoir, “Pride: The Story of the First Openly Gay Navy SEAL.” It’s a story that is brilliantly strategic, empathetically driven and a timely account of his life as the ...

The Guys Next Door
 

The Guys Next Door invites us into the home of Erik and Sandro, a married gay couple with two daughters, birthed by their friend Rachel. In her mid 40s, Rachel has three biological children with her husband Tony. Award-winning filmmakers, Allie Humenuk and Amy Geller follow this extended family for over three years capturing life as it ...

Where Do Gay Dads Fit Into ‘Amazon Mom&...

Gay dad Brent Almond lost a good friend last week. Oren Miller—popular dad blogger and straight ally—died from cancer.  In Oren’s name, dad bloggers are urging Amazon to rename its family program from Amazon Mom to Amazon Family. Oren was leading this fight, and we want to make it happen for dads everywhere. From Designer ...

Patrick and Wade’s Story

In Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series, Patrick Roth and Wade Holmes share how reading tragic news stories about LGBT youth suicides spurred them to open their home and hearts to a gay-identified foster youth who is now a permanent part of their family....

Duke and Steve’s Story

From rationing sugary snacks to lying on the floor playing with Legos, our Board of Directors member and featured writer Duke and his husband Steve talk about adopting through foster care was exactly the right fit for their family in the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series....

Upcoming Book on Gay Dads Needs Your Stories

Hogan Hilling and Henry Amador-Batten invite gay dads to submit a story for an upcoming book the two are co-authoring, Dads Behaving Dadly: Truths, Tears and Triumphs of Gay Dads. Hilling, an award-winning author who to date has published six books on fathers and parenthood, invited Amador-Batten, co-founder of Dadsquared, to join him on the third “Dads ...

How Do You Become A Good Father?

To Be a Dad is a powerful video presented by Toyota that talks with dads from all walks of life to find out if being a good father is something you learn or a choice you make. Make sure you’ve got a tissue close by. Tears!...