After all, as Barrie told the Mail this week, 'it's a site used by many of our friends as a way to share information'.No doubt it is, but a few moments trawling through the pages of reveals that much of that 'information' and many of the accompanying images jar horribly with pictures of children.But while the public is invited to share the details of little Saffron's Chanel No 5 habit, there are other areas about which the couple are more reticent.
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.
Users are, disturbingly, asked to click a box to say whether they prefer safe sex.
Every vital statistic is listed; often with eye-watering full-colour evidence.
With seven female 'man-maids', a fleet of stretch limos and a glass Cinderella 'pumpkin' carriage pulled by six white horses with pink feathered plumes, there couldn't have been a more extravagant way of declaring their undying love to the world.
Whatever reservations people may have had about the way the Drewitt-Barlows came by their designer family, about their exuberant attention-seeking, iffy taste and impetuous spending, the stable, monogamous nature of their relationship never seemed in doubt. Since 1999, when they achieved fame as 'The Gay Dads', much of their lives - or their children's - has been chronicled by television, newspapers or magazines, often in return for a fat cheque.The wedding photograph of Barrie Drewitt and Tony Barlow on the internet web page, with the twins whose birth made them Britain's first surrogate gay fathers, radiates affectionate pride.Resplendent in matching outfits of cream silk, who could blame the multi-millionaire couple for showing off two of their three beautiful children, seven-year-olds Saffron and Aspen?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!' 'Just looking for friends, no big deals, no tears, just loads of laughs and loads a fun!! We don't do camp guys well at all.' The Drewitt-Barlows, as they style themselves, dismiss criticism as just another example of the homophobic media over-reacting.There is also a profusion of links to male escort agencies and hardcore gay porn sites.