Father’s Day Gifts for Gay Dad

Skip the ties this year and get Dad something he’ll really love

Do you know how you’re celebrating Father’s Day on Sunday? We have some great, stylish gift ideas for all the gay Dads out there.

If your proud papas are anything like Cam and Mitch, treat them to the first and second seasons of Modern Family on DVD. This lovable, sometimes dysfunctional family will make up for all the reruns on network TV this summer. Plus, they’re great for a rainy day at Rehoboth.

Gardening never looked so cool. These collectible Plantable Comic Books provide great tips about how to cultivate your green thumb. You can even plant the seed-covered pages in the backyard to start your own herb garden.

Open House has adorable “I Love My Gay Dads” onesies for the little one. If you know of a couple of daddies who are celebrating their first Father’s Day this year – they’ll love this cotton jumper.

Author Dan Bacatinsky lets it all hang out in his memoir Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight: Confessions of a Gay Dad. Pick up a copy at Giovanni’s Room.

Busy Dads may need to recharge more than the rest of us. For the tech-lover, check out the iDAPT i4, a charging station that can juice up four different mobile devices at once. Not only does it save time trying to locate the nearest electrical outlet, but it’s stylish, compact and perfect for taking along on that summer vacation.

Celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee with the Baschurch Pocket Square from Jack Wills. A little British style goes a long way in dressing up a summer ensemble.

Help keep Dad hydrated with a personalized water bottle from Michael’s. You can select the color, style, message and graphic, which are printed directly on the bottle. It’s eco-friendly and ideal for travel – or even just a day in the park.

Dress him up with a few great accessories from Boyd’s – like Paul Smith cuff links or a fabulous pair of purple (yes, purple) suede drivers from Too Boot New York.

If cable TV has Dad channel surfing into oblivion, treat him to the Roku 2 XS, a device that lets users stream TV shows and movies – it even lets you download flicks from Netflix, play video games, play music and watch live sports. Get this – it even comes with its own edition of Angry Birds.

Make it easier for Dad to get a work out in with the Scosche fitRAIL Exercise Mount for iPad. It lets you clip the device onto most workout equipment, making it easy to watch a flick, read a book or listen to music at the gym.

Move over, Jack Daniels. This Make Your Own Whiskey Kit lets pops brew his own liquor – aging barrell and all. It even comes with two tasting glasses for sampling the good stuff.

If the doggy Dads out there love Fido as much as their own bowtie collections, look no further than the Dog Bow Tie Collar. It’s a little bit black tie – and a little bit rock and roll. Because dog parents are parents, too.

Make a personalized photo book at Shutterfly. This is one gift he’ll never want to exchange.

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