Our Most Popular Photo Essays from 2017

If there's one thing we've learned about our followers, it's this: you like pics of loving gay dads with their kids as much as we enjoy sharing them! This year, we compiled more photo essays than ever before: here were some of your favorites.

Photos of Gay Men and Their Kids on Adoption Day!


There is something incredible about that day in court when a judge deems you and your kids a "forever family." Check out our roundup of heartwarming adoption day photos.

9 Times Gay Men Crushed Their Pregnancy Announcement Pics


Gay men have plenty of challenges when it comes to becoming a dad. But if there's one part of the process we have in the bag, it's the pregnancy announcement pics. Look no further than our latest photo essay of gay men announcing their dad-to-be status to the world: these pics are creative, emotive, and in some cases, downright hilarious. Take a look at this collection of fantastic pregnancy pics and share yours with us too!

Skin-to-Skin: Pics of Dads Holding Their Babies for the First Time


Our lives can be changed in a single moment. For these dads, it was when their children first entered this world, and are placed straight into their arms to be held for the first time. Skin-to-skin is performed within the first one to two hours of a baby being born. It helps stabilize their breathing, heart rate and body temperature. It can also be one of the most profound and powerful moments of a new dad's life.

Enjoy this collection of photos capturing the incredible moment as these gay men hold their babies, skin-to-skin, for the very first time.

Happy Gay Uncles Day!


Happy gay uncles day to all the wonderful "guncles" out there! Here at Gays With Kids we know how important your roles are within our families so we want to celebrate you today, and say a big thanks! Enjoy this collection of "guncle" photos and a few words of wisdom and contemplations from the uncles themselves.

Adorable Pics of Dads & Kids at Pride!!


We asked dads to send us their pride celebrations pics, and they didn't disappoint! We received pics from all over the country and world, from San Diego to Mexico, and everywhere in between! Enjoy our roundup!

Gay Dads Tell Us the Meaning of Their Tattoos


We've noticed a trend on our Gays With Kids Instagram account: a good chunk of the gay dads we know have some pretty amazing ink! We got in touch with a bunch of these dads to ask them what special significance (if any) their tattoos have for them. Be sure to go through the entire collection; it's worth the effort!

15 Times Cheyenne Jackson Was Just a Regular Dad


If you're not following Cheyenne Jackson on Instagram yet, you're missing out. The talented actor, singer and songwriter currently gracing the small screen in American Horror Story: Cult is also a father to adorable 11-month-old twins, Willow and Ethan, along with his husband Jason Landau. And rather than populate his 'gram with glitzy red carpet events or fabulous behind the scenes footage of his latest project, Cheyenne instead treats his followers to a weekly peek into his life as a new dad. And his posts are about as relatable, funny, and charming as you'd expect from the "30 Rock" star. Here are our top 15 posts that show, once the cameras stop rolling, even Hollywood royalty like Cheyenne Jackson is just a regular dad at the end of the day.

Gay Dads & Kids Doing Halloween Right


It's finally the day that so many of our families have been waiting for: Halloween! We've got snaps of families dressed in all sorts of fantastic costumes. From the ghoulishly grotesque, to the too cute to spook - we love them all! Check out this year's collection.

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