All in the Family

The travel industry has discovered a new niche market: gays with kids

"How many of you out there have two moms or two dads?" hollered Roxanna Ward, an entertainer performing at Club Med in Port St. Lucie, Fla., last fall. "All the kids raised their hands," recalled Steven Boullianne, a gay father of two small boys. "Never before had any of those kids been around 300 other people where that question was asked, and they got to raise their hands."

For Boullianne, this was one of many heart-swelling moments at the resort, which was holding its first-ever gay-family week in conjunction with Olivia Cruises and Resorts, a gay travel group. For many, "Club...

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