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Famous Gay Dads and Their Kids!

From Neil Patrick Harris to Ryan Murphy, more famous gay men are having kids.

As more celebrities and public figures come out, and more gay men decide to start a family, we can expect celebrity gay dads to become more common.


These gays dads' willingness to publicly celebrate their families is helping pave the way for gay dad families everywhere to become more widely accepted — and their stories are as diverse and complex as the rest of the gay dad community's.

We've compiled an exhaustive list of gay families in the public eye, including celebrities, politicians and even a few internet-famous broods. Did we miss anyone? Who are your gay dad icons? Let us know in the comments.


Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka

Harris and Burtka's became dads in 2010 to twins via surrogacy. Lucky for us, Harris prolifically posts adorable family shots to Instagram.

Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent

Celebrity designer Nate Berkus and his husband Jeremiah Brent are the proud parents of daughter Poppy, born via surrogacy. On February 14, 2018, the dads announced they're adding to their family: a baby boy is due mid 2018.

Ryan Murphy & David Miller

"American Horror Story" creator and "Glee" co-creator Ryan Murphy and his husband David Miller had Logan, 3, and Ford, 1, via surrogacy.

Shaun T. & Scott Blokker

Fitness guru Shaun T. and his husband Scott welcomed twins at the end of 2017 in what had been a very long road to fatherhood. Since then, they've been sharing some new-parent realness and INSANEly cute pics on Instagram.

Dan Savage & Terry Miller

Dan Savage, the "Savage Love" advice columnist, and his partner, Terry Miller, adopted their teenage son D.J. as an infant. Dan and Terry started the "It Gets Better Project," a website that aims to prevent LGBT youth suicides.


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