The Handsome Father is traveling the country capturing real-life stories and candid expressions of gay dads and dads-to-be, and their families. When someone commits his life to raising a child and takes the steps a gay man must to create his family,
that’s what we call “handsome.”

Meet the Handsome Families

Get your very own #HandsomeFamilyPhoto


Open Photo Shoots
With Michael Thad Carter

The Handsome Father hosts open photo shoots in major metropolitan areas across the country featuring acclaimed photographer Michael Thad Carter. You’ll receive your photos for sending and sharing with family and friends.

Upcoming Open Photo Shoots



The Handsome Father & Picture People

Picture People, our official corporate partner, is also the official portrait studio for your #HandsomeFamilyPhoto. With hundreds of studios nationwide, there’s likely a Picture People studio conveniently located in a shopping center near you.

Complete the form below, and we’ll send you the #HandsomeFamilyPhoto coupon!

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Foster care
Public adoption
Private adoption
Biological through a previous heterosexual relationship
Biological through co-parenting agreement