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Finding My Tribe For Gay Dad

Laura Hall, 1975 This photo was taken of me on my 24th birthday in early June, 1975. My father picked out the gold-thread-embroidered, gauzy peasant blouse I’m wearing. I loved it. I can still feel the exuberance I felt that day. My new husband and I had just moved into a cute rental house in Sonoma County. My daughter would be starting ki ...read more

Elton John becomes a dad on Christmas Day

Another older dad, Elton John becomes a dad at 62, reported USMagazine.com. The baby boy, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, was born on Christmas Day to a surrogate. Elton John and his partner, David Furnish, married in 2005.    The piano man and husband David Furnish have become parents to a 7-pound, 15-ounce baby boy born on Christ ...read more

Advice for gay dads with daughters

Melisa Holmes at Girlology.com and I were chatting over email the other day and she had plenty of wise words for parents of girls. Since we have a lot of gay dad friends, and not nearly enough gay dad content on GreatDad.com, I'm always interested in what experts say about gay dad fathering, as new an area of study as it is. Her advice to gay Da ...read more

Doogie Howser and Partner to be Dads to Twins

Doogie Howser is all grown up and ready to be a dad. Doogie, AKA Neil Patrick Harris, 37, and long time partner David Burtka will be doubling their family by two. According to E! Online, the couple used a surrogate.    “So, get this: David and I are expecting twins this fall,” Harris tweeted. “We’re super excited/nervous/thrilled. ...read more

Gay Fatherhood Goes Increasingly Mainstream

Over the past decade, the idea of a gay man choosing to be a father seems to have progressed from somewhat of a curiosity into a more familiar scenario, as concepts about family and parenting skills evolve.These days, there are a number of resources and a body of parenting advice available to support gay dads, as well as some public figures making ...read more

5 Common Gay Dad Myths

Prejudices in society run deep against gay dads, leading to a lot of misconceptions and false expectations. If you are gay, you may believe in or be a victim of the following myths: Myth 1: Gay men can't be good fathers. Fact: Gay men can be as good parents as hetero men. Being a great dad has nothing to ...read more

Ten Tips for Dads celebrating birthdays and holidays after Divorce

P { margin: 0px; } Dealing with holidays after divorce is yet another minefield for dads. Holidays and birthdays are extra reminders that the family is no longer as it once was, and can be especially difficult during the first years after a separation. However, like much about divorce and its aftermath, if you work at it, you can create new ...read more

How to make the best of your children’s visitation time

P { margin: 0px; } No matter how much visitation time a non-custodial parent may be awarded, it will not seem enough. After all, how can you ever reconcile to having your entire experience of being a dad crammed into a few hours or even a weekend. However, it is crucial that dads make the best of the time available to them. These are ways we ca ...read more

Everything you need to know about child support

P { margin: 0px; } Child support refers to the obligations, following divorce, of a noncustodial parent towards the upkeep of the child. Typically, child support takes the form of regular payments made by the non-custodial parent to the parent who has custody of the child.   What is the justification for child support?In a sole custody, o ...read more

What to expect in a custody battle

It is always better, in case of couples who are going in for a divorce, to decide upon a custodial arrangement that is agreeable to both parties. However, in some cases, this may just not work out. In these cases, a lawsuit for custodial rights is usually the eventuality.This is what you should expect in a typical custody trial:You will be ...read more

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