Stonewall Community Foundation’s ‘Dad Fund’ Changes Perceptions of Gay Dads
Alexander Gardner loves hearing gay people call each other “family.”
“The gay community has long called itself ‘family’—as in, ‘Oh, him, he’s family,” he says. “It’s camaraderie, safety. It’s mutual support and respect, pride and dignity.”
Since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on marriage equality a year ago, gay families have enjoyed more visibility than ever before. But Gardner, executive director of the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, believes more can be done to uplift same-sex parents...