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.
Fredrick Eklunh & Derek Kaplan
Reality TV star and NY real estate broker Fredrick Eklund and his husband artist Derek Kaplan welcomed twins, Frederick and Milla, via surrogacy. The couple had spoken publicly about their struggles with finding an egg donor and then experienced two miscarriages before becoming dads in 2017.
Matt Bomer & Simon Halls
The "American Horror Story: Hotel" and "Magic Mike" star and his husband Simon Halls have three sons via surrogacy: Kit, and twins Henry and Walker. For more on Matt Bomer and his husband, click here.
Sir Elton John & David Furnish
The couple's sons, Zachary and Elijah, were born to the same surrogate mother in California.
The "American Idol" contestant turned political activist had his son Parker with a platonic female friend, Jaymes Foster, whose brother has produced several of Aiken's albums. The two are reportedly now estranged but continue to share custody. For more on Clay, click here.
Alec Mapa & Jamison Hebert
The "Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy" star and his husband Jamison Hebert adopted their son Zion through foster care when he was 5 years old. They appeared in a video for RaiseAChild.US in 2014 to encourage others to adopt.