Ricky Martin, Elton John, Matt Bomer, Clay Aiken and Alec Mapa are among the 26 dads to make gay glossy The Advocate's 26 Hot Gay Dads list.

“We'd like to give a big Father's Day hug … to our favorite gay dads,” the magazine wrote in unveiling its list of gay celebrity dads.

Singer Aiken is father to Parker Foster Aiken, who was born in 2008.

Matt Bomer, who currently co-stars in the film Magic Mike, is raising three children with his partner Simon Halls.

Actor-comedian Alec Mapa and his husband Jamison Herbert adopted 5-year-old Zion.

Ricky Martin's twin sons Matteo and Valentino were born in 2008. Martin, partner Carlos and the boys appeared together for the first time earlier this year in the Spanish edition of Vanity Fair.

Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish are raising 1-year-old Zachary, who was born on Christmas Day 2010.

Neil Patrick Harris, his fiancee David Burtka and 18-month-old twins Harper and Gideon recently were paid a visit by Oprah Winfrey.

Also included are singer Rufus Wainwright and partner Jorn Weisbrodt, designer Vern Yip and partner Craig Koch, reality stars Bill Horn and Scout Masterson, actor B.D. Wong, director Lee Daniels, screenwriter Don Roos and partner Dan Bucatinsky, activist Dan Savage and partner Terry Miller, singer Sam Harris and partner Danny Jacobsen,