Yale Gay Fathers Project published

The results of the Yale Gay Fathers Project were published in the September issue of Physiology & Behavior. This a special issue all about nonmaternal care-taking. A link to the pdf is available below.

We would like to give a big thanks to all of the dads and couples who participated in this research and made it happen. We wouldn’t have been able to do it without you! Thanks also to the staff and students who were part of the Gay Fathers Project over the years: Rick Bribiescas, John Kelleher, Gary Aronsen, Pam Phojanakong and Tiffany Bell.

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The Gay Fathers Project will be at New Haven Pride!

New Haven Pride

The Gay Fathers Project is excited to be participating in Pride New Haven!  Look for our table at the Crown Street Block Party on Saturday, September 20th from 4 PM to 10 PM!  Crown Street will be closed to traffic from Church to Orange for our Pride New Haven celebration.

The Block Party will feature drag shows on an outdoor stage, vendors, local food trucks and games including twister and the famous Dunk-A-Queen booth. Stop by and say hello and sign up to participate in the Project!

Looking for meeting space in Boston

The Project will be in Boston this weekend, and we are looking for a space to meet participants on Saturday, 4/5. If you know of a free meeting space in downtown Boston, please contact us at erin.e.burke@yale.edu.

We will also be meeting participants at Connexion Church (an LGBTQ friendly church) on Sunday from 12-4. Connexion is located at 149 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145. Hope to see you there!

New Supporters!

We would like to thank The American Psychological Foundation  and The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues  for their support of the Gay Fathers Project! The Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grant of the American Psychological Foundation and encourages the study of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) family psychology and LGBT family therapy. The Grants-In-Aid Program of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues promotes the scientific research in social problem areas, such as interpersonal violence, marriage equality, and immigration reform.

APF Transforming the future


Thank you again to The American Psychological Foundation  and The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues!

If you or your organization would like to become an official supporter of the Gay Fathers Project, please contact us! We would love to foster a partnership.