Critics allege that it facilitates barebacking (anal intercourse without a condom), though this criticism is potentially true of any dating site.
Media attention was drawn in 2003 when the website was used by Labour Party MP Chris Bryant, and in 2006, when married Liberal Democrat leadership candidate Mark Oaten used it to find gay sexual partners.
We have more than 250,000 members and our network is completely free.
We provide resources, information, pictures and videos, events, and Personals for our membership. He has been the leader of the Bi Men Network since its inception in 1998.
Profiles usually include a free format description about their owner and what they seek in a partner.
There is provision for profile owners to upload a number of photographs, typically of themselves — one as the 'main photo', several as 'secondary photos', and several more as 'private photos' that can be sent as attachments to private messages. Only paying members may view the sexually explicit images.
Members may add more photos into an 'album' attached to their profile that are viewable by other members.
Guests face other site restrictions, such as a daily limit of 8 messages that they can send and 25 profiles that they can view, and a limit on number of chat rooms accessible at the same time.
Gaydar is a worldwide, profile-based dating website for gay and bisexual men over the age of 18.
The updated Gaydar site, as with the evolution of technology has been designed and built to fit all screens, making it now accessible for guys to sign in to their Gaydar profiles on desktop, mobile and tablet devices.
It creates a fresh and updated experience for the Gaydar user, allowing Gaydar to further innovate and add further features and functionality to the site to help its members find their match and connect with other gay and bisexual men all over the world better and faster than before.
Gaydar is popular in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland and to a lesser extent in North America and continental Europe.
Registered users are able to browse through online lists of users who are logged into the site at that time, or through lists of all active profiles.