- Compatible Partners is the eHarmony solution for relationship-seeking LGBT singles. The site guides member communication before ever showing member profiles. Once two members complete the guided process, the relationship is moved to "open communication." This feature provides members with the ability to send emails to potential partners, while still keeping anonymity.
- Senior People Meet has a better selection for LGBT individuals looking for mature singles. The site does not appear to have a six-month package and membership starts at 30 dollars per month. While Match, eHarmony and Chemistry have mature members, this site is becoming a favorite for both straight and gay older singles.
- Perfect Match offers profile comparisons based on how well you would connect with other members. This site helps to open communications by allowing you to select and send prewritten questions as icebreakers. However, your search may take a little longer on this site. Suggestions for matches are sent sporadically, due to the nature of the matching algorithms. Members may receive suggested matches daily, weekly or monthly depending on how many like-minded other members are available. This site also offers its 250,000 LGBT members the opportunity to ask Dr. Schwartz free relationship advice.
- Niche sites also exist. Pinkcupid.com and gaydating.com cater specifically to lesbian and gay singles. These sites may offer a bit more discretion over the mainstream options.
Once you find your site of choice, dive in and start searching. Just remember to follow the basic rules for Online Dating Safety protocols to protect yourself and your mate's heart. 5 Ways To 'Spring Clean' Your Online Dating Profile