Kent and Diego Love-Ramirez have volunteered for the Family Equality Council, and also launched a mission against a bill allowing Michigan adoption agencies to discriminate against gay couples.
They say receiving the White House invitation is an honour and validation.
“For us, it’s especially meaningful,” Kent Love-Ramirez told the Lensing State Journal. “Because Michigan doesn’t have second parent adoption, we’re not both legally recognised as Lucas’ fathers. Only one of us is.”