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Who We Are

The GAY & BI FATHERS’ FORUM OF NEW YORK is dedicated to providing the New York City area with a safe and nurturing place for Bi and Gay Fathers to exchange ideas, share personal experiences, and offer mutual support in a social situation.

Founded in 1970, we have been incorporated as a not-for-profit organization since April 19, 1984. We meet once each month at the GLBT Center, 208 W. 13th Street, New York City, for two hours at 8 PM on the first Friday of each month. We welcome all biological or adoptive fathers and their supporters; In addition we schedule trips for members and their kids, as well as host various social functions each year.

We are compiling a list of referral resources such as therapy, divorce mediation, and legal counsel for the benefit of our community, and are discussing liaisons with other communities. What we are not about is casual hook-ups or sexually-oriented activities, and we discourage them.

For more information, please contact us.

Upcoming Events

Our Next Monthly Meeting

March 4, 2016
08:00 PM
208 West 13th Street New York, NY 10011
Monthly Meeting

Our monthly meetings are held on the first Friday of every month. There are exceptions for holidays, so keep an eye on the news page, just in case!

 

The Commedia Rapunzel at the SoHo Playhouse

March 5, 2016
15 Vandam St, New York, NY 10013 (212) 691-1555

The Commedia Rapunzel at the SoHo Playhouse

With the mission to encourage children to embrace being weird, Playwright Sam LaFrage creates a show that follows a group of zany Italian actors, ‘The Spaghetti and Meatball Players’ as they re-tell the story of Rapunzel. Entertaining and uplifting, The Commedia Rapunzel seeks to deliver a positive message of self-acceptance.
 
Playing exclusively at the SoHo Playhouse every Saturday through March! Get your tickets here: http://goo.gl/Md9WVA. Use code 20offCR for 20% off!

The Commedia Rapunzel at the SoHo Playhouse

March 12, 2016
15 Vandam St, New York, NY 10013 (212) 691-1555

The Commedia Rapunzel at the SoHo Playhouse

With the mission to encourage children to embrace being weird, Playwright Sam LaFrage creates a show that follows a group of zany Italian actors, ‘The Spaghetti and Meatball Players’ as they re-tell the story of Rapunzel. Entertaining and uplifting, The Commedia Rapunzel seeks to deliver a positive message of self-acceptance.
 
Playing exclusively at the SoHo Playhouse every Saturday through March! Get your tickets here: http://goo.gl/Md9WVA. Use code 20offCR for 20% off!

The Commedia Rapunzel at the SoHo Playhouse

March 19, 2016
15 Vandam St, New York, NY 10013 (212) 691-1555

The Commedia Rapunzel at the SoHo Playhouse

With the mission to encourage children to embrace being weird, Playwright Sam LaFrage creates a show that follows a group of zany Italian actors, ‘The Spaghetti and Meatball Players’ as they re-tell the story of Rapunzel. Entertaining and uplifting, The Commedia Rapunzel seeks to deliver a positive message of self-acceptance.
 
Playing exclusively at the SoHo Playhouse every Saturday through March! Get your tickets here: http://goo.gl/Md9WVA. Use code 20offCR for 20% off!

The Commedia Rapunzel at the SoHo Playhouse

March 26, 2016
15 Vandam St, New York, NY 10013 (212) 691-1555

The Commedia Rapunzel at the SoHo Playhouse

With the mission to encourage children to embrace being weird, Playwright Sam LaFrage creates a show that follows a group of zany Italian actors, ‘The Spaghetti and Meatball Players’ as they re-tell the story of Rapunzel. Entertaining and uplifting, The Commedia Rapunzel seeks to deliver a positive message of self-acceptance.
 
Playing exclusively at the SoHo Playhouse every Saturday through March! Get your tickets here: http://goo.gl/Md9WVA. Use code 20offCR for 20% off!


Recent News

February 5th Monthly Meeting

Hi Fellow Fathers – Happy Ground Hog Day!  I hope you are able to join us at the Monthly Meeting this Friday, February 5 at 8:00 pm at the Center (208 West 13th Street).  Feel free to suggest a topic. read more

NO January 2, 2015 Meeting

Dear Fellow Fathers, Whatever you’re celebrating – Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the Winter Solstice – Happy Holidays! We won’t hold the First Friday meeting on January 2 because of New Year’s. Hope to you everyone in February.... read more

Fri, 6/5 Meeting & CMOM Pride Night Invite

Hi Fellow Fathers – I hope you are able to join us at the Monthly Meeting this Friday, June 5th at 8:00 pm at the Center (208 West 13th Street). Please feel free to suggest a topic. Also, Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) has invited Gay & Bi Fathers Forum... read more

Fri, 5/1 Meeting & GAY Wins by 10 Points!

Hi Fellow Fathers – I hope you are able to join us at the Monthly Meeting this Friday, May 1st at 8:00 pm at the Center (208 West 13th Street). Please feel free to suggest a topic. Finally, a fun fact: A recent study found that of all Google searches beginning “Is my... read more

Fri, 4/3 Meeting, “Personal Beliefs,” & Indiana

Hi Fellow Fathers – I hope you are able to join us at the Monthly Meeting this Friday, April 3rd at 8:00 pm at the Center (208 West 13th Street). Our first topic: PERSONAL BELIEFS “I recently attended a funeral at which evangelicals were well represented. While... read more

Friday, 3/6 Meeting & 700 Years of Love-Relationship Advice

Hi Fellow Fathers – I hope you are able to join us at the Monthly Meeting this Friday, March 6th at 8:00 pm at the Center (208 West 13th Street). Please feel free to suggest a topic. Also, below is information about a book written by a gay father that you might find... read more