Matt Dallas, best known for his years as the star of the ABC Family series Kyle XY, has announced his engagement to a man on Twitter.
Dallas, 30, had never before publicly confirmed that he is gay.
The actor told his more than 40,000 Twitter followers: 'Starting off the year with a new fiancé, @bluehamilton. A great way to kick off 2013!'
The fiance is Los Angeles-based musician Brandon Blue Hamilton (professionally known as Blue) whose Twitter handle is actually @BlueJamesMusic.