Gay Review used to be a very popular website in the gay community, but since they have been unable to update themselves with the times, many users have jumped on to other newer gay dating platforms. Still, the website has a very strong base of users and is a relatively easy to use.


The sign-up Process

Signing up is easy, when all that is needed is to fill in a short form with details about yourself. One will find after signing up that the website is quite easy to use, even if there are advertisements scattered around everywhere.

What are the members like?

There are a purported 3 million members available, so there is a great chance for you to find someone to communicate with on the website. However, as the member base is slowly dwindling, many of the profiles might be empty or abandoned. Still, there is a good chance that one can find a suitable partner, be it for short-term pursuits or for relationships.

Is it easy to meet people nearby?

While the website places somewhat of an emphasis on helping gay men find hook-ups quickly, the experience might not be as instantaneous on the website. In fact, the website appears to have server issues that make loading of their pages rather lengthy. In fact, free members will not be able to meet anyone at all due to the limited functionalities of the website.

Are there any fun features? allows members to upload photos, contact members through chat and email, and even join an online community based on the classification of gays one most identifies with. Premium members are able to view explicit photos, and unlock private photos of other members and even browse profiles anonymously. An ad-free chat experience awaits the premium member too.

The search functions on the website are extremely detailed, and allow the members to search for a specific type of person based on their age, weight, height, relationship status and other physical attributes such as tattoos or piercings. An interesting search parameter that would make things all the more easier for gays looking to hook-up is the member's desired position during physical pursuits. has a mobile application for its users that allow them to access the same functions as the website, but due to some technical glitches, the experience is less than optimal.

Are there any usage charges?

Basic membership is free, but does not include the ability to send messages to others or chat. For that, a paid membership is required. The prices seem rather reasonable and start at US$11.99 monthly, or US$44.99 annually.