In 2009, I learned that there was no realistic way my best friend would ever be able to become a father -- his greatest desire in life. I decided then that I would offer to be a surrogate for him (which didn’t sound realistic at the time). A year later, I made that offer. He accepted, and in Nov. 2011 I got pregnant.

I’m writing this blog because I’m not the typical surrogate. For one, in the terms of the trade, I’m an altruistic traditional surrogate (I’m unpaid and the egg is mine) with a totally open arrangement with the dads. Most importantly, though, this is my first pregnancy (NO ONE thinks this is a good idea; most surrogates already have their own kids).

Also, we’re all gay, so this is going to be the gayest baby ever.*

- The Deputy

*Except for the children of those many, many other sets of three or more gays who decided to combine their powers to procreate...

July 3, 2012

NYC Pride 2012!!!

Welcome to my 15 minutes of fame! I had been pretty bummed about being pregnant for pride, because it meant that the usual partying festivities would be out of my reach. But after an hour or so of non-stop parade-side photo taking, hi-fiving, and belly rubbing, I decided I could get used to the attention!


  1. Love the belly! Best (pregnant) Pride ever!

  2. Ah! That's the best pregnancy photo I've ever seen.

  3. Haha, thanks guys! Photo credit to Winchester :)