Interracial Gay Family Handbook

Interracial Gay Family Handbook

This interracial gay family handbook provides prospective gay parents ways to discuss racism, homophobia, instill positive racial identities, and honor their children’s birth culture. Divided to five main subjects, here’s the most common experience of interracial families. Reprint with permission from the blog Dad Daddy Kids, by Daddy Squared’s Gay Dads of Color episode guest, […]

3×11 Gay Adoption: Start Here

3×11 Gay Adoption: Start Here

If you are a gay man or a couple looking to adopt, the first step you have to figure out which route you want to take. One is adopting through a non-profit agency, an agency that in addition to adoption services also helps dozens of pregnant women without means every year. We spoke with Tara […]

2×13 The Schools Episode

2×13 The Schools Episode

Finding the right school for your kids is difficult for anyone, but gay dads sometimes have to face an additional challenge making sure that the school that their kids go to is open to diversity and inclusivity of LGBTQ parents. How to start looking for the right school for your kids? And how to help […]

2×12 Daddy, Which Belly Did I Come From?

2×12 Daddy, Which Belly Did I Come From?

When you tell your kids the story of how they came to be, is the woman who delivered them identified by a face and a name? That’s a decision that every gay dad has to make when it comes to having kids through surrogacy or adoption. In this episode we explored two ways of keeping […]

2×11: Adoption: Myths & Misconceptions

2×11: Adoption: Myths & Misconceptions

For gay men looking to become dads, the world of adoption sometimes may seem impossible to navigate. There’s so much information, so many opinions, stories, and ways to adopt that it may seem overwhelming. In this episode we’ve tried to lay the groundwork for adoption. A former social service worker, an LGBT specialist in an adoption organization and a gay dad with […]

2×05 Transgender Kids

2×05 Transgender Kids

Here’s a fact: gay parents are much more attentive to their kids’ gender expressions than heterosexual parents. Just from the nature of growing up different, sometimes in an unwelcoming environment, we don’t want our kids to suffer the emotional pain that we went through. This is a partial explanation for an amazing growing phenomenon, where […]

1×02: Fulfillment (At Work and As Dads)

1×02: Fulfillment (At Work and As Dads)

Maintaining happiness both at work and at home is an issue that may arise for dads, especially at the beginning. On one hand, we want to feel happy and fulfilled at work; we want to feel that we are using our knowledge, experience, and creativity in order to help the organization we’re part of move […]

Vic Tellez: Adoption vs. Foster Care; Being A Stay-At-Home Dad

Vic Tellez: Adoption vs. Foster Care; Being A Stay-At-Home Dad

Vicko (Vic) Tellez from New York and husband Kevin adopted daughter Chloe when she was 4 days old. In this article, Vic shares his story and explains the difference between Foster Care and Adoption. Vic also speaks about the decision to quit his job and become a stay-at-home dad, and about facing the fear of […]