And as for the family you choose, Sam’s family back in Quebec chose O'Neill.“Sam's family accepted me completely into their family, and it has been so amazing to have them in my life,” he said.
”The Seattle resident ended up taking to Facebook to start a group he’d call “Gay Geeks.” He wanted to see if there might be a few other people out there who are gay and also geeky.
He said the definition of what makes a Gay Geek is pretty broad and inclusive, including, but not limited to, comic book nerds, Pokémon lovers and every type of gamer — be they tabletop, PC or console.
We also asked online daters what drove them to join the super-tailored sites and whether they have found love in the digital world.
Yet even after he finally started meeting gay friends five years after coming out, he still didn't feel like they had anything in common beyond being attracted to men.“For me, it was about wondering ‘Are there other gays like me? Gay people "that are really into video games, really into comic books, really into things like 'Star Trek'?
Now, seven years later, the group has more than 50,000 members — a membership milestone it passed just this week.