The resulting embryos were implanted into the womb of a second woman, Rosalind Bellamy.
Citing homophobic abuse, they left Britain for the United States when the babies were born.
They prefer to ignore the fact that pictures of children on any website carrying such explicit material, heterosexual or gay, would provoke the same concern.
Barrie has tried to make light of the couple's recourse to the dating site with a jovial reference to Little Britain star Matt Lucas's outrageous character, Daffyd.
Little was left to chance — even the sex of the twins was selected, with Barrie fathering Saffron, and Tony, Aspen.
In 1999 the pair made legal history when they became the first same-sex British couple to register as joint parents on a birth certificate in the United States.
One suspects it is drama queen Barrie rather than the more taciturn Tony doing the talking when they inform potential new contacts: 'Willing to try anything once!