17 T.V. Shows Featuring Gay Men as Dads
The 2017-2018 TV season is upon us! And this year, with hits like Modern Family heading into its 9th season and Will & Grace returning to the small screen, television seems to be gayer than ever. But it got us wondering, how many shows over the last couple of decades have ever featured plot lines involving gay fatherhood? Our sleuthing uncovered at least 17 examples. Did we miss any? Let us know in the comments!
1. Grace & Frankie
In this Netflix original series, Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston play gay dads who come out to their wives and children well past their primes. Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda play the ex-wives, rounding out the star-studded cast. Now in its third season, the show has been well received and sheds an interesting light on the complications involved with fathers who come out later in life.