Archive for April, 2015

Gay Parent magazine Cover Portraits, Year Seventeen, 2014-2015

Below is the 17th year of cover portraits 2014-2015.
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November-December 2014

November-December 2014 issue #97. Cover family is DADsquared support group founder Henry Amador and husband Joel Batten of North Carolina and their son, Ben.

January-February 2015

January-February 2015 issue #98. Cover family is Equality Florida CEO, Nadine Smith and her wife Andrea Hildebran Smith and son, Logan.

March-April-2015

March-April-2015 issue #99. Cover family is Gregg Stolinski and his partner John Leonardo of Canada and their twins, Juliana and Joseph.

May-June 2015

May-June 2015 issue #100. Our landmark 100th issue! On the cover is famous singer and gay dad, Ricky Martin. Martin is raising twin sons, Mateo and Valentino.

#101

July-August 2015 issue #101. Cover family is Ebony and Denise and their daughter Olivia of the popular vlog Oliva Has 2 Moms.

#102

September-October 2015 issue #102. Cover family is Christa and Holly Ortego of Louisiana and their twins Collin and Miah.

Gay Parent magazine Cover Portraits, Year Sixteen, 2013-2014

Below is the 16th year of cover portraits 2013-2014.
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November-December 2013

November-December 2013 issue #91. Our 15th anniversary issue. Cover family is actor and author of “Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight?”, Dan Bucantinsky and his partner Don Roos and their children, Eliza and Jonah. Inset photo of Bob and Thanh Bidwell, our very first cover family.

January-February 2014

January-February 2014 issue #92. Cover family is award winning poet, Juliet Howard (aka JP Howard) and partner Norma Jennings and their sons, Jordan and Nicholas.

March-April 2014

March-April 2014 issue #93. Cover family is Deanne and Christina and their daughter, Marlee. Inset photo is award winning author and gay dad Andrew Solomon.

May-June 2014

May-June 2014 issue #94. Diving into our cover is Olympic hopeful Jordan Windle. Andre Rodriguez and Jerry Windle are Jordan’s parents. Inset photos (top to bottom) are celebrity fitness trainer, Jillian Michaels and daughter Lukensia; Jason Cook and Michael Tryonel and their seven children, Aaron, Karon, Shakir, Brandon, Rashad, Sidney and Paris; and Jared Prince-Sayward, son of Beverly and Kathleen Prince-Sayward.

July-August 2014

July-August 2014 issue #95. Cover family is Thomas Beatie, known as the “world’s first pregnant man” and his fiance Amber Nicholas with their children, Susan, Jensen, and Austin.

September-October 2014

September-October 2014 issue #96. Cover family is Antigone Rising rock musician, Kristen Ellis-Henderson and wife, GLAAD CEO, Sarah Kate Ellis and their children, Kate and Thomas.

Gay Parent magazine Cover Portraits, Year Fifteen, 2012-2013

Below is the 15th year of cover portraits 2012-2013.
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November-December 2012

November-December 2012 issue #85. Cover family is Jay Foxworthy and Brian Leffew and their children, Daniel and Selena. The Foxworthy Leffew family have a popular Vlog and Blog “Gay Family Values.” Inset photo is Sandra Valls, Latina comic and lesbian mom.

January-February 2013

January-February 2013 issue #86. Cover family is London power couple and filmmakers Shamim Sarif and Hanan Kattan and their sons, Ethan and Luca. Inset photo is actress, comedian, and stepmom, Jane Lynch.

March-April 2013

March-April 2013 issue #87. On the cover are famous gay dads, actor Neil Patrick Harris and husband David Burtka and their twins, Gideon and Harper. Inset photo of comedian and lesbian mom, Cheril Vendetti.

May-June 2013

May-June 2013 issue #88. On the cover is the cast of the breakthrough television drama featuring lesbian parents, “The Fosters”: Teri Polo, Sherri Saum and their TV children played by David Lambert, Jake T. Austin, Cierra Ramirez, Maia Mitchell, and Hayden Byerly.

July-August 2013

July-August 2013 issue #89. On the cover is proprietor of R Family Vacations, Kelli Carpenter and wife Anne Steele with their children, Parker, Vivianne, Blake, and Chelsea.

September-October 2013

September-October 2013 issue #90. On the cover is one of the producers of the television drama, “The Fosters,” Joanna Johnson and her partner Michelle Agnew and their children, Harlow and Julian. Inset photo is the family of Twaski Jackson and his partner David Fairman-Jackson and their daughter SteVee.

Gay Parent magazine Cover Portraits, Year Fourteen, 2011-2012

Below is the 14th year of cover portraits 2011-2012.
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November-December 2011

November-December 2011 issue #79. On the cover is Kathleen Prince-Sayward. She and her partner Beverly have three children, Jared, and twins Hailey and Quentin.

January-February 2012

January-February 2012 issue #80. Cover family is Palm Springs, California Mayor Steve Pougnet and his partner Christopher Green and their children, Beckham and Julia.

March-April 2012

March-April 2012 issue #81. Cover family is Liz and Elena Quinones and their son Eli. Inset photo of finance and real estate expert Herman Chan.

May-June 2012

May-June 2012 issue #82. On the cover is gayasian actor and comedian Alec Mapa. Mapa and his partner Jamison Herbert are raising a son, Zion. Inset photo of singer and lesbian mom, Chely Wright.

July-August 2012

July-August 2012 issue #83. Famous rock singer and lesbian mom, Melissa Etheridge is our cover story. Inset photo of actress, comedian and lesbian mom, Judy Gold.

September-October 2012

September-October 2012 issue #84. On the cover is famous comedian and lesbian mom Wanda Sykes. Sykes and her partner Alex are raising twins, Olivia and Lucas. Inset photo is singer and gay dad Rufus Wainwright.

Gay Parent magazine Cover Portraits, Year Thirteen, 2010-2011

Below is the 13th year of cover portraits 2010-2011.
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November-December 2010

November-December 2010 issue #73. Gay Parent magazine was the first media to publish a story about the Ham family with this issue. On the cover are Roger and Steven Ham with their 12 children, Logan, Madison, Jackson, Marcus, Ambrose, Andrew, Elizabeth, Cooper, Olivia, Vanessa, Michael and Isabel.

January-February 2011

January-February 2011 issue #74. Cover family is Stacy Graffam and her wife Donna with Hunter, one of their two children.

March-April 2011

March-April 2011 issue #75. Cover family is Joe and Brent Taravella and their children, Sophia, Julia, and Paolo. The family was first featured on our March-April 2007 issue #51 prior to the birth of their twins.

May-June 2011

May-June 2011 issue # 76. Cover family is Val Tavai and her wife Dale Tannenbaum and their son, Michael.

 July-August 2011

July-August 2011 issue #77. Cover family is Scout Masterson and Bill Horn and their daughter, Simone. They couple are known as the “Guncles” on TV.

September-October 2011

September-October 2011 issue #78. Cover family is Hole rock drummer Patty Schemel and partner Christina Soletti and their daughter, Beatrice.

Gay Parent magazine Cover Portraits, Year Twelve, 2009-2010

Below is the 12th year of cover portraits 2009-2010.
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November-December 2009

November-December 2009 issue #67. Cover family are expats Will Shank and U.B. Morgan and their daughter, Stassa.

January-February 2010

January-February 2010 issue #68. On the cover is Mikayla Connell, Board President of the executive committee of the board of directors for the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration. She and her partner Melinda Green have a son, Mick.

March-April 2010

March-April 2010 isue #69. Cover family is John Reilly and Carmelo Paglialunga with their son, Reilly. The couple first appeared on the cover of our March-April 2009 issue #63.

May-June 2010

May-June 2010 issue #70. On the cover are Sinjoyla Towsend and Angelisa Young on their wedding day. The couple are raising children together.

July-August 2010

July-August 2010 issue #71. On the cover are actor and gay dad, B.D. Wong and Family Equality Council Executive Director Jennifer Chrisler.

September-October 2010

September-October 2010 issue #72. On the cover is single mom Elinor Marsh and her son, Jack.

Gay Parent magazine Cover Portraits, Year Eleven, 2008-2009

Below is the 11th year of cover portraits 2008-2009.
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November-December 2008

November-December 2008 issue #61. This is our 10th anniversary issue. Cover family is Antonio Le Mons and Tony Zimbardi and their sons, John and Erik.

January-February 2009

January-February 2009 issue #62. On the cover are Family Equality Council Executive Director Jennifer Chrisler and actress and lesbian mom, Cynthia Nixon.

March-April 2009

March-April 2009 issue #63. On the cover is the commitment ceremony photo of dads-to-be, John Reilly and Carmelo Paglialunga.

May-June 2009

May-June 2009 issue #64. Cover family is Paul McAlinden and his sons, Matthew and Marc.

July-August 2009

July-August 2009 issue #65. Cover photo by Sophia Hantzes of a family at the South Central Pride in Mankato, Minnesota.

September-October 2009

September-October 2009 issue #66. Cover family is the Weil family: Lauren and Brigitte and their daughters, Serena and Remy.

Gay Parent magazine Cover Portraits, Year Ten, 2007-2008

Below is the 10th year of cover portraits 2007-2008.
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November-December 2007

November-December 2007 issue #55. Cover family is Mark and Andres Sutherland-Trevino and their children, Marcus, James, Clyde, Faith, Laila, and Monique.

January-February 2008

January-February 2008 issue #56. On the cover is drag king, Tina Lynn as J.T. LaCover. Lynn has two children, Kaylee and Tyler.

March-April 2008

March-April 2008 issue #57. Cover family is Dr. Jeffrey Parsons, his partner Chris and their son, Henry.

May-June 2008

May-June 2008 issue #58. Cover family is Dora Carroll, Ericka Alston and their daughter, Akcire.

July-August 2008

July-August 2008 issue #59. Cover family is Stuart and Lance Chen-Hayes and their son, Kalani. The family also appeared on the cover of our March-April 2004 issue #33.

September-October 2008

September-October 2008 issue #60. Cover family is Melissa Carlton and Wendy Goins and their son, Benjamin.

Gay Parent magazine Cover Portraits, Year Nine, 2006-2007

Below is the 9th year of cover portraits 2006-2007.
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November-December 2006

November-December 2006 issue #49. On the cover is Al MaCaffrey, Oklahoma politician and gay dad.

January-February 2007

January-February 2007 issue #50. Cover family is Family Equality Coalition Executive Director Jennifer Chrisler and her partner Cheryl Jacques with their twin sons, Tom and Tim.

March-April 2007

March-April 2007 issue #51. Cover family is Brent and Joe Taravella and their daughter Sophia.

May-June 2007

May-June 2007 issue #52. On the cover are Michelle and Heather Kilpatrick on their wedding day. They have four children: Kayla, Kyle, Jase, and Ashlee.

July-August 2007

July-August 2007 issue #53. Cover family is John and Simon Westfall-Kwong and their daughter, Maleia.

September-October 2007

September-October 2007 issue #54. Cover family is Dr. Allyson Gonzalez and Dr. Denise Williamson and their twins, Cameron and Camille.

Gay Parent magazine Cover Portraits, Year Eight, 2005-2006

Below is the 8th year of cover portraits 2005-2006.
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November-December 2005

November-December 2005 issue #43. Cover story is Rev. Gene Robinson, the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop and dad.

January-February 2006

January-February 2006 issue #44. Cover family is Lisa Brown and Paula Hastings-Brown and their children, Sanchez Alfonzo, Marcus Allen Brown, Kyle Slater and Kenneth Casey.

March-April 2006

March-April 2006 issue #45. Cover family is David Skow and Rafael Chiu with their twins, Jason and Jordan.

May-June 2006

May-June 2006 issue #46. Cover family is Viva Delgado and Rose Quinones and their daughter Taina at Camp It Up! family camp.

July-August 2006

July-August 2006 issue #47. On the cover is single dad Brian Duprey and his son, Emmet.

September-October 2006

September-October 2006 issue #48. Cover family is Amy and Raechele Reynolds-Namaste and their children, Justice and Mandela.

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