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Famous Gay and Lesbian Parents

By: John Stevens | Aug 24 2010 | 830 words | 4473 hits

Although gay and lesbian parents still exist, they are not formally recognized in communities of their natural and traditional sexual orientation. For a typical family, it consists of a mum (a female), a dad (a male), and their children. Nevertheless, gay and lesbian couples can become parents thanks to adoption, artificial insemination, hiring birth or even have children from other heterosexual relationships. Despite the two-year active Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage in California, Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka are expecting twins in October 2010. This couple has inspired other celebrity homosexual parents to have babies. Despite the fact that families of gay or lesbian parents have to face lots of the same challenges in bring up children as typical families do, even more complex, but in some cases, they are admirable parents. Below are the well-known gay and lesbian parents with their children.

 


Ricky Martin, the Grammy Award-winning singer is enjoying a happy life with 2-year-old twin boys, Matteo and Valentino. The single dad has two beloved babies thanks to the surrogate method. Bringing up babies is supported by his personal assistant; however, for the first several of months, they encountered with lots of difficulties. Earlier this year, Ricky Martin, the singer of Livin' la Vida Loca revealed his real sexuality and he is proud of being a homosexual man.

 


Ricky Martin welcomed twin sons in August, 2008

Ricky Martin welcomed twin sons in August, 2008

 


Neil Patrick Harris and his long-time partner David Burtka are expecting twins in October 2010 inspiring other celebrity homosexual parents to have babies despite the two-year active Proposition 8 in California. The twins- a boy and a girl make the stars of How I Met Your Mother excited, eager to wait for. Information of the twin babies has been unveiled in Twitter by the 37-year-old actors.

 


Neil Patrick Harris & his long-time partner David Burtka are expeting a boy and a girl in October 2010

Neil Patrick Harris & his long-time partner David Burtka are expeting a boy and a girl in October 2010

 


Melissa Etheridge, the Grammy and Academy Award-winning singer and her ex-partner Tammy Lynn Michaels have 3.5-year-old twins, Johnnie and Miller thanks to a sperm donor. The twin babies were carried by Michaels during the pregnancy time. Melissa is also the mom of her own children - Bailey, 13, and Beckett, 11 - with ex-partner Julie Cypher.

 


Melissa Etheridge & Tammy Lynn Michaels are moms to Johnnie & Miller

Melissa Etheridge & Tammy Lynn Michaels are moms to Johnnie & Miller

 


Vern Yip, the star of Design Star and his partner has recently welcomed their first child - Gavin Joshua Mannox, The baby was born in January 6, 2010 thanks to the surrogate method. "Like father, like son" is the speech gifted for dad and child Vern Yip. The couple wants to take the baby to the most remote corners of the world, and they really want their son to grow up aware of different cultures.

 


Vern Yip & his partner welcomed their firstborn, Gavin Joshua Mannox

Vern Yip & his partner welcomed their firstborn, Gavin Joshua Mannox

 


Cat Cora, the star of Iron Chef and her wife Jennifer have come parents to four little boys: Zoran, Caje, Thatcher and Nash. Last July. Via the sperm donor, Cat gave birth to their youngest son Nash last July and Jennifer gave birth to their son Thatcher. The homosexual couple has live as the members of a family for 11 years. And they have planned to take their pregnancies next time.

 


Cat Cora & Jennifer are parents to four boys: Zoran, Caje, Thatcher & Nash

Cat Cora & Jennifer are parents to four boys: Zoran, Caje, Thatcher & Nash

 


Cynthia Nixon, the star of Sex and the City and her partner Christine Marinoni was proud to be moms to Cynthia's two children - Samantha, 13, and Charles, 7 with her ex-husband Danny Mozes. The children of Cynthia Nixon show their excitement to the new relationship, to new mom Christine Marinoni.

 


Cynthia Nixon & Christine Marinoni: co-parent to Cynthia's 2 kids: Samantha & Charles

Cynthia Nixon & Christine Marinoni: co-parent to Cynthia's 2 kids: Samantha & Charles

 


Mary Cheney, the second daughter of Dick Cheney, the former Vice President of the United States and her longtime partner, Heather Poe welcomed their second child last year. They also have a 3-year-old son, Samuel. In the first pregnancy in 2006 when Mary carried Samuel, she had to be faced with lots of rumors and troubles.

 


Mary Cheney & Heather Poe are parents to 2 young children

Mary Cheney & Heather Poe are parents to 2 young children

 


"Pregnant man" is the rumor name of Thomas Beatie when he and his wife Nancy welcomed their third child early this month. Besides, the couple is the parents to daughter Susan, 2, and son Austin, 1. Nancy can't have babies due to a hysterectomy. Thomas was a woman but he legally changed his gender from female to male. All three of their children have naturally been given birth.

 


Thomas Beatie & Nancy are parents to 3 babies

Thomas Beatie & Nancy are parents to 3 babies

 


& Nancy are parents to 3 babies Clay Aiken, the star of American Idol and his partner Jaymes Foster welcomed his firstborn child Parker in August, 2008 by vitro fertilization. In the picture, Clay Aiken and his son covered People magazine with the headline "Yes, I'm gay". He can not bring up a child if he always tells lies or hides anything.

 


Clay Aiken and his son Parker

Clay Aiken and his son Parker

 

 


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I am an internet marketer and freelance photographer. I maintain various sites and blogs with a large audience. My hobby is collecting photographs of celebrities and writing comments on outstanding events in the field of entertainment.
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