What are the best gay dating sites?

Gay dating sites have become the norm over the years, which make it difficult to decide which one you should use with plenty of them available. To help gay singles out there, here’s a list of the best ones to find your Mr. Right or at least Mr. Right Now. 

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8 solutions
  1. 14

    #1Grindr

    Grindr

    Grindr is the largest online gay dating website which comes with a free and subscription-based version that is specifically made for gay, bisexual, transexual and queer people. This will connect millions anywhere in the world. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Edward Weber
    Written on July 23, 2019
    "I dont think Grindr is one of the best gay sites because well, Grindr isn't a website! LMAO! This is an app! How come this is even number one on this list? SAY WHUTTT!!!!"
  2. 12

    #2Hornet

    Hornet

    Hornet is an online gay dating site with more than 25 million users which connects guys based on who you are and your passions. Through this, you can chat with guys about your mutual interests. 

    Websites

    Free

    José Juan Tovar
    Written on November 23, 2018
    "Finding and chatting other users is easy in this app. And fortunately, I found a match that is ready to meet me at the weekend. Wish me luck ;)"
  3. 8

    #3Scruff

    Scruff

    Scruff is a social mobile application for gay, bisexual and transgender men to connect with them. It is basically a platform for them to find friends, dates, hookups and many more. This is free to download but has an optional paid membership. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Andrew Ortiz
    Written on July 23, 2019
    "Okay i dont think Scruff should have been added in this list of solutions of the best gay dating sites. Or I might be wrong because I didn't know that Scruff is now available on the web eh? "

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know online dating has been around since the mid-1990s? Yes, you read that right! In fact, there are now more than 8,000 dating sites on the web, with 1,000 new sites launched every year. Gone are the days of having to go out to meet single people. Now, you can find a relationship or even casual hookup anywhere you are. Thanks to online dating sites as well as sexting apps. Generally, these sites and apps do not discriminate and permit anyone to join. But, when online dating was first created, people had doubts about it being safe and legit. Yet, they become the norm over the years. There are now sites specifically made for certain groups. These include Christian and Jewish dating services, Asian, Indian and senior dating services.

Moreover, there are also online dating sites for the gay and lesbian population. It comes as being a queer individual makes it harder to find love. Yes, there are a number of things those in the LGBTQ community face during their time on the dating scene. As a matter of fact, there is a racial-dating hierarchy with white men among the gay community. This means people are dismissed based on their ethnicity. Furthermore, HIV remains a huge taboo issue among them. This makes dating rough for HIV positive people as they get turned down or dumped after disclosing their status. Additionally, trans and non-binary individuals still receive a great deal of harassment. Good thing, there are now gay dating sites offering them a chance to meet people from the LGBTQ community. 

  1. 3

    #4Adam4Adam

    Adam4Adam

    Adam4Adam is an online dating website for men to meet other men looking to date, chat, long-term relationships, or even casual fun. Although it is free, it has a VIP membership where you can enjoy more features. 

    Websites

    Free

    Adam Carr
    Written on November 23, 2018
    "Very easy to navigate, my only problem is there is a high volume of fake profiles. I also have problems with security concerns."
  2. 3

    #5GayCupid

    GayCupid

    GayCupid, also known as Gay Cupid, is a gay dating site which was designed to connect gay singles and help them find their perfect match. This is the same with other gay dating sites but geared towards finding a more serious relationship. 

    Websites

    Free

    Lin Hou
    Written on November 23, 2018
    "Their website is very neat and very easy to navigate but it does not provide features that are unique. There are also not too many active members in this site."
  3. 2

    #6ManPlay

    ManPlay

    ManPlay is an online dating website that allows users to search profiles, upload photos, and videos and send invitations to other members. They also offer Silver and Gold memberships.

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Austin Cunningham
    Written on November 23, 2018
    "THERE ARE TONS OF FAKE PROFILES HERE!!!! Funny because in my area, I didn't recognize a single member when every other gay site I am on, I recognize someone."
  4. 1

    #7OutPersonals

    OutPersonals

    OutPersonals is a dating site that set up gay dates for users to meet new guys. Users can start by viewing member profiles, pictures, and profiles videos. 

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Ye Wu
    Written on November 23, 2018
    "I think this site is overpopulated and there are also some fake accounts. But registration and getting in this site is really easy."
  5. 0

    #8Gaydar

    Gaydar

    Gaydar is a profile-based dating website for gay and bisexual men launched in 1999 by CPC Connect Ltd. Users and able to browse through online lists of users who are logged into the site at that time.

    Websites

    Free

    Dylan Bryant
    Written on July 23, 2019
    "Like most gay dating sites or let's say gay hookup sites this also allows the usual one-on-one messaging. But what i like about this is that it has a cheap monthly membership fee to get a premium account. "

Summary

Best What are the best gay dating sites
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1GrindrApps 14 Free
2HornetWebsites 12 Free
3ScruffApps 8 Free
4Adam4AdamWebsites 3 Free
5GayCupidWebsites 3 Free
6ManPlayWebsites 2 Free
7OutPersonalsWebsites 1 Free
8GaydarWebsites 0 Free
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