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Snozzcumbers and Whizzpoppers! A Roald Dahl Party

Many people have their favorite Roald Dahl story, and I am no different — The Twits! Not only because I think this may have been the first chapter book I read completely on my own, but because of all the horrible and ghastly tricks they devise upon one another! I remember thinking: do adults really behave like this? And, in Roald Dahl's books most adults do! But it isn't always the adults who behave dreadfully; the children can be unforgivable too. Who else thought that Veruca Salt got what was coming to her, even if it was a little extreme?


From the deplorably awful parents of Matilda to the BFG's glee at his own whizzpoppers, Roald Dahl's books appeal to both children and adults. It is his fantastical imagination and delightfully mischievous, and sometimes wicked, sense of humor that has captured the hearts of his audience.

So, if it's your child's birthday party, and they (or you) are a fan of Roald Dahl, this is a birthday party that might almost literally knock people's socks off. All the recipes below are very easy to do and can be slightly altered to suit tastes, but they will all take time. See if you can enlist the help of other family members, giving them the role of chief snozzcumber sandwich maker or creator of the Roald Dahl menu signs.

Snozzcumber Sandwiches

loaf of whole grain bread

1 cucumber

butter (at room temperature)

cream cheese (at room temperature)

If there are no nut allergies, I think a little pesto would also work well in this sandwich.

Slice the cucumber lengthwise, either with a mandolin or a regular peeler. With your first attempts the cucumber strips may not appear perfect but perhaps a little patchy – these are to be layered in a sandwich so nobody will notice!

Spread both slices with a little butter, then the cream cheese. If you're using pesto, add a teaspoon now to one side with the cream cheese and spread. Layer the strips of cucumber lengthwise, and then again to add another layer in a different direction. Place the other slice of bread on top, and with a sharp knife cut vertically and horizontally, into four small square sandwiches. It's up to you whether to leave the crusts on or not. Repeat for how many sandwiches you need per party guest. I'd suggest two small sandwiches per guest and be prepared that you may be enjoying snozzcumber sandwiches later with your post-party, possibly Irish, cup of tea.

Mr Twit's Hairy Scary Beard cups

90g of puffed rice (Rice Krispies cereal)

100g of milk or dark chocolate

50g of butter

3 Tbsp of agave nectar (use Lyle's Golden Syrup if that's what you have in your kitchen cabinet).

20 medium sized cupcake cases

Decoration:

chocolate, orange and green sprinkles

packet of gummy worms, cut into two.

Place the Rice Krispies into a large bowl. Melt the chocolate, agave nectar and butter in a small saucepan over a low heat. Allow to cool for about 10 minutes, and then pour over Rice Krispies and stir till combined.

Spread cupcake cases onto a tray, or place in muffin trays so they keep their shape. Scoop Rice Krispies mixture into the cupcake cases, roughly making them the same size. Push in two or three gummy worm halves that the head of the worm is seemingly squirming out of the rice bubbles. Sprinkle with all three different colored sprinkles. Put trays in fridge to set. Once they are set, transfer to containers. These will keep for two or three days, so you can easily make these the day before.

George's Marvelous Medicine

1 red Jell-O packet

1 orange Jell-O packet

1 green Jell-O packet

1 yellow Jell-O packet

16 mini preferably clear cups.

You can make easily more than 16 as there will be a lot of Jell-O liquid left over. Adjust cup number for the amount of children attending the party.

Follow the directions of the red Jell-O packet, and if you are only making 16 mini cups, only use half the packet, therefore halving the water quantity. After making the red Jell-O, pour a layer into the mini cups. Remember, there has to be four different color layers so make sure three more Jell-O layers of the same size will be able to fit into each cup. Place these cups into the fridge and allow at least two hours to set. Repeat for each layer.

The trick with this recipe is time. If your child's party is on Saturday and if you work during the week, I suggest you make the first layer on Thursday evening. The second layer can be done before work if you have time; the third and fourth Friday evening. Jell-O is ridiculously easy to make; the only problematic part of this recipe is making the layers, and having enough time for them to set. If you place all the cups on a tray that you can easily take out and put back into your fridge at once, rather than cup by cup.

Serve with a little spoon!

Oompa-Loompa Fruit Kebabs

green grapes

1-2 oranges

large marshmallows

¼ cup dark or milk chocolate chips

kebab sticks

Melt chocolate chips in a mug in 20 second increments to ensure it doesn't burn. Once melted, using a spoon, scoop the melted chocolate into a small plastic sandwich bag and cut a very small hole in the corner to squeeze out the chocolate. This bit is a little fiddly but after a couple of goes, I'm sure you'll get the hang of it. Holding the marshmallow with the tip of your index finger and thumb, squeeze the chocolate into vertical lines along the marshmallow, giving it an appearance of stripes. Place back on tray to dry, sitting it on one of the sides that was not decorated.

Peel and cut the orange into pieces big enough to skewer. Once the marshmallows are dry, you're ready to begin assembling. Pierce a green grape first, then an orange, marshmallow, orange and lastly another grape. Voilà – Oompa-Loompa fruit kebabs!

Matilda's Edible Books

small wholewheat tortillas

deli meat

slices of cheese

a little butter

edible pens (Wilton brand available online)

To explain how to make these edible books, I think I'd best show diagrams. It's super easy, as demonstrated by the pictures.

You can add ham or any other deli meat or vegetable to the sandwiches, just make sure to cut them to the same size as the cheese so they appear like pages in the sandwich book.

Get creative with the names of the books! Think of your own favourite classics, or let your children decorate them.

Fantastic Mr Fox Food Buckets

Super easy, and an attempt at a healthier food option – a little cup of fruit or vegetable sticks. I used carrot and cucumber sticks, and cherry tomatoes. But, it could also be strawberries, raw broccoli, and capsicum sticks. Let the birthday child choose, so they can have a little control over the healthy option for their party.

The Willy Wonka Chocolate Birthday Cake

I chose this recipe as it's SUPER easy, and when you're doing the food for a child's birthday party, you need to be able to cut corners where you can. With this cake you can, and the taste doesn't suffer. It's Nigella's Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake, and it can be done in a food processor!

You will need TWO of everything as the birthday cake requires two cakes.

Per cake (makes two sandwich cakes):

1 ½ cup of plain flour

1 cup of sugar

1 tsp of baking powder

½ tsp of baking soda

⅓ cup of best quality cocoa

¾ cup of soft unsalted butter

2 large eggs

2 tsp of vanilla extract

⅔ cup of sour cream

Icing

1 ½ cups of butter (or ¾ cup of shortening, ¾ cup of butter)

1 ½ teaspoon clear vanilla extract

¾ teaspoon clear almond extract

6 cups sifted icing sugar

1 cup of dark chocolate chips

green food coloring

Equipment:

2 8in cake tins

piping bag

icing head 233 (I use the Wilton brand)

Decoration:

You can be inventive with this: a giant multi coloured lollipop, gummy bears, regular lollipops, the more candy the better! You are creating Willy Wonka's chocolate factory, it needs to be colourful, festive and delicious!

Multi coloured packet of ready to roll fondant.

I made these cakes the morning before the birthday party and put them in a container to keep them fresh. If they have to be layered to fit, use a little baking spray on both sides of clear wrap to place in between each cake so they won't stick together.

Take out all chilled ingredients and allow time for them to reach room temperature before beginning to make the cake.

Preheat oven to 350C and butter two 8inch cake tins. Put all the above ingredients into a food processor, and whizz till completely mixed through, forming a smooth chocolaty batter.

Divide evenly into the two cake tins, use a spatula to scrape out every last morsel of batter. Bake in oven for 25-35 minutes. This timeframe depends on whether the oven is large enough oven to bake the cakes side-by-side. By testing with a knife (that when removed comes away clean) whether they were cooked, my cakes only took 25 minutes. If they are baking on separate shelves, swap their placement halfway through, and they may take longer but still start checking at 25 minutes. Beautiful icing cannot masquerade a burnt, dry cake. Allow to cool for ten minutes before removing to a rack.

Repeat all steps for your second cake.

For the icing, this is my mother-in-law's secret weapon for morish cakes.

Cream butter with electric mixer, then add extracts. Gradually add one cup of icing sugar at a time, beating well on medium speed. Make sure all icing sugar is being mixed by scraping the bottom and sides of bowl often. When all the sugar has been mixed in, divide into 2 bowls; remove about a quarter of the icing mixture into another smaller bowl, leaving around three quarters behind. Use the green food coloring to color the icing in the smaller bowl. Add a little at a time till the desired color green is reached – a bright, grassy green. Cover and set aside.

Melt the dark chocolate chips in a bowl, zapping at 20 second increments as to not burn the chocolate. Stir after each time. Once completely melted, add to the large bowl of icing mixture and cream together till fully mixed.

Lay one chocolate cake half on a board and with a sharp knife, cut about 1-1 ½ inch off around the edge, still keeping a circular shape. Place the smaller cake on top of the other half, and cut the bottom cake to the same size, using the top cake as a size guide. Use some of the chocolate icing to sandwich the two layers together (for a delicious chocolatey moist centre), and do the same for the two uncut cake layers. Place the smaller sandwiched cake on top of the larger cake, making a two tiered cake. Cover entire cake with the chocolate icing. Dip a knife or icing spatula in a cup of hot water to help you spread the icing evenly.

For the grass, assemble the icing head (233) with the piping bag and fill the bag about half way with the green icing. Holding the bag at 90 degrees practice a few times on the scrap edges of the cake, squeezing the bag gently, moving it slightly side-to-side to give the “grass" and authentic look, stop squeezing and pull away to leave little tasty blades of grass. When it comes to decorating the cake, go around the base of the cake, making a ring of grass around the edge. Cover the top of the bottom cake entirely with grass, remembering to place the grass as closely together to hide the chocolate icing beneath. You can be creative with the top tier, making two or three irregular shape grass patches.

Roll out the different color fondant to about 1/10 of an inch and cut out the letters for “Happy Birthday" with a sharp knife; stick along the tiers of the cake. The fondant will dry out quickly so do one colour at a time, and if any is leftover, put in a ziplock bag.

Get creative when it comes to decorating the cake with the candy and lollipops. You can use the picture of our cake for ideas, but you really can put anything anywhere! Remember, you are creating Willy Wonka's “world of pure imagination…"

Enjoy your expertly created, imaginatively delicious, Roald Dahl themed child's birthday party. Make sure the parents get a chance to “oo" and “aah" at your magnificence, and then sit down and enjoy some frobscottle drink!

Extras:

To let the guest know what they're enjoying, and for those who are not familiar with Roald Dahl, make little signs for each platter. I did this by simply Googling images to match the names of the dishes, and then enlisted my husband's talent for fancy font. Sticking them on colorful paper adds to the rainbow effect. See my examples below.

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Hungarian Company Raising Money for LGBTQ+ Organization with a LEGO® Heart

Startup WE LOVE WHAT YOU BUILD is helping combat misinformation and prejudice in Central and Eastern Europe

Guest Post from WE LOVE WHAT YOU BUILD

WE LOVE WHAT YOU BUILD is an innovative startup venture that sells LEGO® parts and unique creations. The core values of our company include social equality regardless of gender identity or origin. As LEGO® is a variety of colors and shapes, so are the people.

We all know that LEGO® is a brand that nearly everyone knows and likes between the age of 3 and 99 so this gives a great opportunity to connect unique LEGO® creations and Pride. We started a fundraising campaign for a Hungarian LGBTQ+ organization who's aim is to bring people closer to the LGBTQ+ community, they help to combat misinformation and prejudice regarding LGBTQ+ issues in Central- Eastern Europe since 2000.

You might know that gender equality and the circumstances of LGBTQ+ people is not the easiest in the former communist Eastern European countries like Hungary so this program is in a real need for help. For example a couple of month ago a member of the government said that homosexual people are not equal part of our society.

The essence of the campaign is when one buys a Pride Heart, a custom creation made of brand new and genuine LEGO® bricks the organization gets $10.00 donation so they can continue their important work. This Pride Heart is a nice necklace, a decoration in your home, and a cool gift to the one you love.

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4 Tips for Using Instagram to Connect with Gay Dads Offline

We asked gay dads who have successfully met up with other LGBTQ families offline for some of their tips

Last week, we ran a story about several gay dads who did the unthinkable: meet other gay dads IRL after connecting on Instagram! We get MANY questions from gay dads wondering how they can meet up with others in their area, so we decided to dig a bit deeper this week to get their advice. What can gay dads do to meet others off the 'gram?

1. Be kind — share others' excitement in parenting!


From @twinlifedads Ben and Andy:

"Be kind. That is absolutely it. Be kind to each other and don't be afraid to reach out. Respond to each other when you can. Share in excitement for each other. There is no reason to bring someone else down who might be excited about how they are parenting."

2. Drop a couple comments and likes before reaching out!

From @brisvegasdad Tim and Nic:

"I think drop comments now and then on their posts and instastories and see where things land. Chances are, if you're commenting on a post and it is a heartfelt response, they'll click through to your account, look at your photos and connect with you. And that's when the magic happens - you can introduce yourself, talk about your lives and how things are being a parent... and after a while, if you're in the same neighbourhood, you meet up and grow your friendship organically. That being said, I'm obsessed with Bobby Berk from Queer Eye and his husband Dewey Do - if they ever had kids, I'd probably be completely unsubtle and leave strange awkward comments on their instaposts saying, 'GAY DADS MEET UPSSSSS'."

3. Go in with no expectations

From @stevecsmith Steve and Ben:

"I always try to reach out without any expectations – mostly just to provide a positive comment. I like to leave it up to the other parents to comment or message back before suggesting meeting up or a playdate. Every family is different, so how each person is going to respond is different too."

4. Keep trying!

From @theconways13 Ricky and Jeff:

"Reach out to other families, start a light friendly conversation. Get to know each other and let conversations happen organically. If they lead to a play date great! Our first experience in meeting another lgbt family (not through ig/gwk) was very awkward cause there wasn't a whole lot of conversation happening before hand. The conversations leading up to the play date will help make the first play date with the family go a lot smoother and fun. Don't be afraid of not connecting with the other families. If it isn't successful the first time, continue reaching out to to other families- don't let it deter you from reaching out to others."

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How Gay Dads Are Using Instagram to Connect

Meet the gay dads from around the world who are using our Gays With Kids Instagram account to connect with other gay dad families!

It can be easy to dismiss Instagram as nothing more than a place for us to pretend our lives our perfect — smiling families, exotic vacations, maybe a FaceTuned pic or two — but for gay dads, it's more than that. Sure, we share our perfect family pics, too. But for LGBTQ families, who still face discrimination all across the country and world, sharing a picture of two gay dads, smiling happily and proudly with their kids, is also a political act. And it provides us an opportunity to lift up and support one another, wherever our families are, in cities and towns big and small.

And we're proud to provide an avenue for these families to meet and connect via our Instagram page (which just reached over 100,000 followers!!)

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'Our Family is Complete': Congrats to Gay Dads on Their Recent Births and Adoptions!

Join us in congratulating all of the gay men in our community whose families grew recently!

Wishing all of these gay dads congratulations on their exciting news this month. From becoming first-time dads to finalizing adoptions, congrats to everyone in our community on their wonderful news!

Circle Surrogacy is the proud sponsor of this month's congrats post. They were founded in 1995 on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to be a parent. "For over 20 years we've helped LGBTQ+ couples and singles around the world fulfill their dreams of parenthood. We've helped bring more than 1,900 babies into this world... and counting!"

Congratulations to Andrew and Edward on finalizing the adoptions of their twins!

For Andrew and Edward, their foster parent training plus home study took about a year. "We had a brief placement of twin girls that were four years old two months after we had been approved," said Andrew. "Then we took a break as it was a difficult process, the 'loss' aspect, when that placement ended."

Then on March 15, 2017, their case worker sent them information about two little babies - a boy and a girl - that were still in the NICU and only nine days old. "It was a foster case with an uncertain future, but we decided those little babies needed us!" They dads took a leap of faith and on July 10 this year, their twins' adoptions were finalized. Andrew and Edward have a wonderful bond with the paternal grandmother as well as a special relationship with the twins' father. "We all love these twins, and the more love they have the better their lives will be."

"Adoption is one of those experiences where one side experiences incredible joy while the other side experiences incredible loss," continued Andrew. "We are grateful to experience this joy knowing that biological family members are happy for us to experience that joy."

Congratulations to this Mt Airy, Philadelphia, forever family of four!

Congratulations to Sean and Thomas on finalizing the adoptions of their twins!

Together 15 years, London couple Sean and Thomas recently finalized the adoption of their twins.

"About 3 years ago we started meeting adoption agencies and were approved as prospective adopters the following spring," shared Thomas. "We were anticipating a long wait, but quite quickly were matched with our twins. At the time they were nearly five."

After a fairly long transition period for everyone to get settled in, the adoption was formalized the day after Father's Day. "Two years after matching, at times it seems like the kids have been with us forever and other times a blink of an eye. But it is certainly the most life-changing, transformative experience and we cannot imagine life without them. It's wonderful that our family is now official!"

Congratulations to Phillip and Clinton on the birth of their daughter Madison!

Little Madison joined her dads on July 1, 2019, after coming into the world via surrogate.

"I caught Madison as she was born," said Phillip. "I have never felt such an exhilarating rush in my entire life! We were genuinely in love at first sight!"

Now that we Phillip and Clinton are dads, they say they feel a "sense of wholeness" in their lives! "We have a new motivation and purpose in life! It's truly the greatest blessing!"

These new dads and the apple of their eye live in Texas.

Congratulations to Michael and Tyler on the birth of their twins, Elliot and Oliver!

Herriman, Utah, couple Michael and Tyler have been together for 9 years, and married for 3. "In the beginning of our relationship we knew how important family was and how much we wanted to be dads," said Micheal. "After we got married we met with a couple surrogacy agencies and were advised to meet with an IVF clinic before proceeding. In doing so, we found that going through a surrogacy journey independently was very possible."

So the dads decided to shift gears and work in that direction, booking a follow up appointment with the clinic. "We met with their 3rd party coordinator over the surrogate process and she did not have any inquiries of any surrogates." Serendipitously, and unbeknownst to the husbands at the time, their future surrogate made an appointment to talk about being a gestational carrier for a same-sex couple. "The next day we got the unexpected call that someone was interested and open to meet. From there the rest was history as we continued with the surrogacy process."

Over a year later, the dads welcomed their two sons. "The first time we got to hold the boys, it felt so natural to us, as if nothing else in the world existed and time stood still as we got lost in the moment."

Congratulations to Adam and Josh on finalizing the adoption of their daughter!

Adam and Josh got engaged on Good Morning America on Valentines Day, and welcomed their Christmas miracle baby into their lives on December 26th. On July 12 this year, they celebrated becoming a forever family of three.

"For an event that always seemed like it would be the end of our adoption journey, Baby K's Finalization Day felt more like the beginning of a greater adventure," shared Adam. "Since day one, Baby K was always loved and 100% part of our family, but we are so filled with joy to see this day come and make it officially official. We cannot wait to spend the rest of our lives not only watching Baby K grow and develop, but also to see the two of us learn and grow in this new role as parents."

Congrats to these Dallas dads!

Congratulations to Dan and Martin on the birth of their son Herman! 

Copenhagen couple Dan and Martin welcomed their second child through surrogacy on July 11 this year in Florida, USA. Herman joins big sister Ellen, born March 1, 2015, in Vermont via surrogacy. Here's a little more.

"Two amazing American women and their families took us in as their own and we're forever bonded," said Dan about their path to fatherhood experience. "It has been an amazing journey with both of them, our family is complete."

Congrats to the Danish family!

This post is sponsored by Circle Surrogacy

Circle was founded in 1995 on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to be a parent. To this day, that belief is at the core of everything we do. For over 20 years we've helped straight and LGBTQ+ couples and singles around the world fulfill their dreams of parenthood. We've helped bring more than 1,900 babies into this world... and counting!

We're an agency comprised of social workers and lawyers, accountants and outreach associates, and program managers and coordinators; but, more importantly, we're an agency made up of parents, surrogates and egg donors, who are passionate about helping people build their families, and invested in each and every journey.

Circle is proud to have helped so many gay families achieve their dreams of becoming parents. Together, we make parenthood possible.®

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Ed Smart, Father of Kidnapping Victim Elizabeth Smart, Comes Out as Gay

In coming his coming out letter, Ed Smart, a Mormon, condemned the church for their "ridicule, shunning, rejection and outright humiliation" of LGBTQ individuals.

In a post on Facebook, Ed Smart, father of kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart, came out as gay. He also discussed his strained relationship with his Mormon faith, claiming he felt he didn't feel comfortable living as an openly gay man in a church with a difficult history with respect to its LGBTQ members. He and his wife, Lois, have filed for divorce.

"This is one of the hardest letters I have ever written," he began the letter. "Hard because I am finally acknowledging a part of me that I have struggled with most of my life and never wanted to accept, but I must be true and honest with myself." He went on to acknowledged a new set of challenges facing he and his family as they navigate a divorce and his coming out — in the public eye, no less — but concluded, ultimately, that it's a "huge relief" to be "honest and truthful about my orientation."

He went on to condemn The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for their "ridicule, shunning, rejection and outright humiliation" of LGBTQ individuals. "I didn't want to face the feelings I fought so hard to suppress, and didn't want to reach out and tell those being ostracized that I too am numbered among them. But I cannot do that any longer."

In an interview with the Salt Lake Tribune, Ed Smart further discussed his reasons for coming out now, as a 64-year-old man.

"I mean, I knew that it would probably come out at some point, just because people can't leave things alone. I did anticipate that it would happen at some time, but my intention in writing it was to try to let my friends and family know, you know my extended family ... know where things were. So, you know, I was really concerned about how the rumor mill starts," he told the paper. "I knew that at some point in time, that would come out," he elaborated. "I didn't know when it would come out, and so I would rather have it come out the way that it did versus having some rumors going around, and you know the crazy way things can get twisted."

In 2002, Ed Smart's daughter Elizabeth was abducted at knife point by a married couple from her bedroom in Salt Lake City, Utah. She suffered physical and sexual abuse at the couple's hands, for nine months, until she was finally rescued by police. During the ordeal, papers — including the Salt Lake Tribute — speculated about Ed Smart's sexual orientation based on some fabricated information sold to the paper by tabloids like the National Enquirer. (The Enquirer retracted the story, and the reporters at the Tribute were ultimately fired.)

"I think that in April I started feeling like I needed to prepare something," Smart told the Tribute. "Because during Elizabeth's ordeal, there were things said, and it wasn't what I wanted to say, and I was not going to allow that to happen again."

As to how his family has taken the news, Smart said they've been "very kind" to him. "I think it was very difficult to have this kind of come out of the blue. I don't think any of them knew I was struggling with this, so it was something they were, if you want to call it, blindsided by. I totally get that. They've really been very wonderful."

Congrats to Ed Smart on making the difficult decision to live his truth. Read his full letter here and his interview with the Tribute here.

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"Rollercoaster and Sons," Explores the Journey of One Single Gay Dad Through the Foster-Adopt System

When it comes to the foster-adopt system, "there is no roadmap," said single gay dad Chase Turner

Guest post written by Chase Turner

Many of us thought long and hard about what avenues were best to pursue being a dad. For me, fostering to adoption was the selected road. There is no roadmap here, many things that came my way were learned by doing. Along the way, I started wishing I had a better support group or people who could understand what it's like to be gay and attempting to adopt. Often we (people who are LGBT) feel scrutinized and judged for choices that the majority makes but for us there is pushback. Once my adoption was complete, I felt it was necessary that I put pen to paper and write this story, from a gay male perspective.

My goal was to provide a voice in the space of foster care and adoption where there is a void. Additionally, I wanted to provide an authentic look at all facets of the process, from the kids, to the obstacles and challenges that happened within my personal life. I do hope you enjoy and more importantly can relate or prepare yourself for a similar journey.

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Gay Dad Penguins Strike Again! This Time in Berlin Zoo

The latest male penguins to care for an egg together are Skipper and Ping in the Berlin Zoo.

First, there was Roy and Silo — the two male penguins in the Central Park Zoo that served as inspiration for the famous children's book And Tango Makes Three. Then Magin Sphen got together in Sydney, where aquarium keepers gave the cocks (Calm down, that's what a male penguin is called!) a foster egg to care for.

And now, please welcome Skipper and Ping in Berlin to the latest list of gay dad penguins! As soon as the two emperor penguins arrived at the city's zoo, they set about trying to start a family, said Berlin Zoo spokesman Maximilian Jaege to DPA news.

"They kept trying to hatch fish and stones," Jaeger said.

So the zookeepers loaned the penguins an egg from a female penguin, who is apparently uninterested in hatching eggs on her own, according to the BBC.

Unsurprisingly, the gay penguins are killing it as parents. "The two male penguins are acting like exemplary parents, taking turns to warm the egg," Jaeger said,

Read the whole article on DPA here.

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