We were contacted today by the founder of the soon to launch social network for gay men Big It lead us to take a look around the gay male online social networking space and write the following overview of some of the current market leaders.CEO Joel Simkhai told in a recent interview that “millions of Grindr users [were] asking us to figure out what’s going on around them,” so the company decided to start curating culture-minded content.
Zoosk is exploding in popularity with LGBT singles, and it boasts one of the slickest apps on the market.
Getting started is free and easy, as is finding like-minded singles in and around any zip code.
Features: Users are grouped into "tribes" and can browse profiles of users in their area.
You can apply filters to narrow your search and send photos in chat, as well as make a very short profile description.
Yet their scope and reach in the queer community are hard to overstate.