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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.


​Matt Dallas & Blue Hamilton

Kyle XY actor Matt Dallas and singer-songwriter Blue Hamilton introduced their newly adopted 2-year-old son Crow to fans in 2015 with a series of too-cute family photos.

Richie Jackson & Jordan Roth

Jackson and Roth welcomed their first child together in July 2016. Levi was born via surrogacy and is the little brother of Jackson's first child from his relationship with B.D. Wong.

Dennis O'Hare & Hugo Redwood

The "True Blood" and "American Horror Story" actor Dennis O'Hare and his husband Hugo Redwood shared their family's touching story as part of Tylenol's gay-inclusive "How We Family" campaign last year. The couple fostered and then adopted their son, Declan.

Greg Rikkart & Rob Sudduth

Young and the Restless star Greg Rikkart and his TV writer husband Rob Sudduth welcomed their first child, Montgomery Argo Rikaart-Sudduth, into the world on June 12, 2016. Rikkart and Sudduth created their family through surrogacy.

Tom Ford & Richard Buckley

Fashion designer Tom Ford and former "Vogue Homme" editor Richard Buckley had their son via surrogacy in 2012. For more on Tom Ford and Richard Buckley, click here.


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