Gaydar Review

gaydar.netTouting a special position as a gay dating website and community that is owned by gay men and built for them, was first launched in the UK more than a decade ago and has gained an international following in the recent few years, with close to 6 million gay members now. This website was one of the pioneering openly gay websites that first appeared, and is part and parcel of the community now.


Special Features

Search for members that are nearby for meetups in any way or manner that suits your own lifestyle. Members can also send messages to others or engage in live chat instantly. An ‘Area List’ shows the number of gay guys available in all countries as well as your location in real time, so this is a great resource to really meet men on demand. A ‘Travel Plan’ section allows members to let others know where and when they are travelling while on vacation, which can be a great precursor to meet local men in the area or meet other fellow travellers as well.

For members who are keen on viewing and getting matched to hot guys on, the Match & Meet feature will be most suitable. Rate the profiles and pictures of other guys and get matched to them instantly and on a daily basis.

Interestingly, has a ‘Gaydio’ which can or a radio programming that’s specially for the UK. Those who are interested in listening in just have to key in their UK-based postcode to get the specialised programming. This is something that is unique to this website, and means that the makers behind it are truly looking to reach out and bond the gay community at large rather than just get money through subscriptions.

There are mobile applications to access the site features while on the go, and the applications are available on both Android and iOS platforms. In addition, the website is available in many different languages such as French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese and Russian; making this a truly international-friendly website.

Quality of Members

Due to the international nature of the website, there are many genuine people on the website that are game and up for meeting up in person for either hook-ups, friendships or casual relationships. The large pool of 6 million members just means that there are indeed new people to meet everyday.

Membership Cost

Registration for a free membership is possible, however there are limitations to the number of things that can be done with a free membership on the website. To get full access to remove limitations on your account, the membership cost is will start at US$13.97 for 1 month, US$29.49 for 3 months and US$113.28 for 12 months of usage.


With a large member base, many enriching features and a relatively reasonable cost, is a good website for those looking for ‘on-demand’ gay friends.