June 16, 2021 ‘A Family Like Ours’: Portraits of Gay Fatherhood A new book of photography features the intimate moments of queer dads in America.
By David DodgePhotographs by Bart Heynen When Bart Heynen showed up at a Brooklyn home of a family he hoped to photograph in 2015, his subjects weren’t quite ready.
One dad was busy finishing some ironing and the other was cleaning the house, newborn son in arms. The scene struck Mr. Heynen, himself a father of two sons, as profoundly normal. “They just looked like any other parents that love their children,” he said.