Weekly Roundup: the Gay Dad Name Game!

We asked dads a question on Facebook: how do you decide what last name to give your kids? Might have been a simple question, but the dozens of answers we got in response were anything but! Check out some of the most common and creative ways dads figured out this tough question in our latest post below, along with other items in our latest weekend roundup!


Tired of crossing out the name "mommy" in all of your baby books? Check out LoveLeafBook on their store on Etsy. The small business will work with you to write, illustrate, and assemble your very own personalized children's book to reflect your family.


A Gay Dad Walks Into a Bar...

Our name may be "dad" but we still have a sense of humor! Check out our latest roundup of tweets by and about gay fathers. Want to test your own comedic skills? Tweet us something funny about parenthood @GaysWithKids!


May is National Foster Care Month!

This May we're celebrating National Foster Care Month by profiling gay men who have become dads through the foster care system. This week, we brought you the story of spin instructor Andrew (pictured at left) and two dads living the simple life on a farm in Hastings, NY. Want to be featured? Take this short survey!


The Gay Dad Name Game: Which Last Name to Use?

34 different dads responded to our question about which last name they gave their children---and we got 34 different answers! Check out some of the most common and creative ways gay men have answered this question in our latest post.


Charlie Carver Says: My Gay Dad Helped Me Come Out

In a recent interview, actor Charlie Carver revealed for the first time that his late father was also gay. The Teen Wolf Star was 12 when his father came out. Watching his dad’s journey towards self-acceptance, he says, helped him come out as well. Also, ICYMI, looks like his fellow Teen Wolf co-star Colton Haynes is having himself a pup!


Next Week....We're Talking Gay Dads & Mother's Day

Whether birth moms, surrogates, or gestational carriers are actively involved in our children's lives or not, none of us would be dads today without the help of a woman. So this Mother's Day, regardless of whether you celebrate, we want to hear from you---how do you honor the woman (or women) who have helped you on your path to parenthood? Send your stories to: dads@gayswithkids.com!


Want the roundup right in your inbox each week? Sign up here! 

Check-out these amazing stories for National Foster Care Month!

Adopting 10 Kids Through Foster Care

Alec Mapa & Jaime Hebert: Fame, Family & Foster Care 

Finding Life: A Documentary About Building Family Through Foster Care

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked.

Be a Part of Our Story

Join our continuously growing community of dads, families and industry experts. We’ll provide education, anecdotes and advice for wherever you might be in your journey to fatherhood. Sign up to our newsletter:

Sign up to our newsletter