Nowadays things are a bit different. We’ve got Elton John and David Furnish introducing their surrogate son, Zachary, on the front of OK! magazine. In February, we had Sex and the City’s Cynthia Nixon introducing the world to the baby boy she had with her girlfriend, Christine Marinoni. Glee star Jane Lynch is stepmother to two daughters from her partner Dr Lara Embry’s previous relationship. And there’s even a gay adoption plot brewing in EastEnders. It’s now so commonplace, a new bi-monthly glossy entitled Pink Parenting is due to hit the newsstands next month.