Eight years ago, Jay Faigenbaum messaged Adam Jacobs on the dating site Match.com. Adam had let his membership lapse, however, so wasn't able to read the email. “I'd kind of given up on dating at that point," Adam admitted. Still, he was intrigued by Jay's mystery message.
“I called customer service and said, 'Dr. Phil promised me six months free if I didn't find love on your site,'" Adam laughed, referencing a commercial from the time featuring the self-help guru. Sure enough, the company offered Adam six months for free. But as it would turn out, one extra day was all he needed.
Anyone else doing double-takes on Instagram lately? We've rounded up some of the most adorable pics of gay men doubling the fun by raising twins. Check them out, and send your own adordable twin pics to firstname.lastname@example.org!
If you're not following Cheyenne Jackson on Instagram yet, you're missing out. The talented actor, singer and songwriter currently gracing the small screen in American Horror Story: Cultis also a father to adorable 11-month-old twins, Willow and Ethan, along with his husband Jason Landau. And rather than populate his 'gram with glitzy red carpet events or fabulous behind the scenes footage of his latest project, Cheyenne instead treats his followers to a weekly peek into his life as a new dad. And his posts are about as relatable, funny, and charming as you'd expect from the "30 Rock" star. Here are our top 15 posts that show, once the cameras stop rolling, even Hollywood royalty like Cheyenne Jackson is just a regular dad at the end of the day.
Summer is coming to a close, which means one thing to those of us with kids: back-to-school time! And, like all parents, many gay dads managed to wipe away their tears for long enough to memorialize the moment with the obligatory "first day of school" Instagram pic. We rounded up some of our favorites in the photo essay below. Enjoy!
Brian and Preston send daughter Pence off for her first day of preschool in style!
Their little 3-year-old is now ready to face the world!
In 2014 New Yorker Andrew Joseph traveled to Tel Aviv, Israel to experience Gay Pride Week. Andrew, who had previously lived in Israel for 5 years but had been closeted during that time, had always wanted to attend the festivities and had finally managed to arrange a trip. Gay Pride week, Andrew met Ariel Feingold, and they fell for each other. A little over a year later, they were married. The two have discussed expanding their family in the future, one that already includes Ariel's daughter Noam.
Michael and Matthew met 12 years ago in Warren, Ohio, the old fashioned way: in a bar. They were married June 17, 2015, and now live in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Initially, they did not want to become parents as they did not see a way for them both to be the dads legally in their state of Ohio, but a chance encounter at Disney World changed their minds. Here's what happened ...