Gay Dads: A Celebration of Fatherhood

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Penguin, Jun 3, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 288 pages
Inspiring portraits of gay men and their families from all across America.

An evolution has quietly been occurring in the world of parenting. Recent surveys reveal that millions of children have found loving homes either by being born to, or adopted by, gay men. This book is a celebration of these remarkable new families.

Gay Dads includes twenty-five personal accounts from men describing their unique journeys to fatherhood and the struggles and successes they have experienced as they raise their children. This is the first book to provide such an expansive exploration of this extraordinary new family unit. With beautiful black-and-white photographs of each of the families, Gay Dads is a moving tribute to familial love.
 

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This book is a collection of twenty-four personal stories of gay men who have become fathers, primarily through adoption and foster-adoption, but also through surrogacy and co-parenting. Told without ... Read full review

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Gay Dads A New Phenomenon in the American
Even Better Than They Planned
Beating Murphys
The People Who Didnt Give
Safely Home
A Surrogates Gift
Ordinary People
A Fatherhood Not by Design
Grandpa Eddie
Patience
Daddys Embrace
Love Equal and Shared
Growing Pains
Positive Signs
A Winning Fight
Threes Company

The FostAdopt Revolution
Unmistakably a Family
Asking the Right Questions
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