Top 5 Gay Dating Sites For LGBTQ People Seeking Casual Hook-Ups

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5 Best Dating Platforms for LGBTQ Members Seeking Casual Hook-ups
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Let’s be honest here. Not everyone is looking for a long-term romance or a serious relationship. Sometimes the whole romance thing can be quite boring, right?

What about the fun side of meeting people? A lot of dating platforms are more focused on those looking for love and targeted at heterosexuals. That makes things twice as difficult when all we want to do is have a bit of fun with like-minded people from our own LGBTQ community.

But don’t despair. We’ve got it covered here. If you’re interested in some casual, no strings attached fun we can head you in the right direction on where you can find it.

Read on and discover our reviews of gay hookup apps and dating sites for LGBT members:

#5: BiCupid

Despite the name, BiCupid is not just a dating platform only for bisexuals. It’s popular with all members of the LGBTQ community and users can select their dating preference as well, with the casual option being "looking for fun".

The great thing about this dating platform is a number of facilities it offers members. Along with the standard profile options, users can upload their first bisexual experience, there are forums where you can chat with others, some great blogs full of useful information and articles, an online chat facility, and even some videos to watch.

BiCupid definitely gets a thumbs up from us.

#4: Tinder

Tinder is a dating app that is available for iPhone or Android and it’s actually quite fun to use as well. Basically, Tinder works via GPS to find you potential matches according to where you happen to be. So, if you are at a festival or a concert for example and fancy hooking up with someone for a bit of fun, Tinder can help you out.

Details from your social media accounts are used to create your profile. When potential matches are found according to your GPS, you then get to decide if you like a profile by swiping right for like and left for not like.

If you swipe right and the other person swipes right as well, a chat screen will appear so you can both interact with each other. How cool is that?

The other plus side is the basic account is free, but you are limited to how many users you can ‘like with a swipe.’ There is the option of Tinder plus which gives you unlimited swipes and also access to additional features.

Tinder is fun to use and great for casual meet-ups as you can find people that are really close to wherever you happen to be at the time. Apparently, tinder has over 50 million active users and millions of them are LGBTQ members, so finding a hookup is really likely.

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#3: OkCupid

OkCupid is great because nearly everything on the platform is free to use, so it’s not vital to have a membership. It’s also a really open-minded platform too, so users have profiles who are looking for lots of different things which is great when you are only seeking a bit of fun with someone who is also looking for the same.

OkCupid is really good at matching users as well because you are asked a lot of questions when you set up your profile then the platform uses algorithms to find you matches. You are then sent perspective matches who are basically looking for the same thing as you are.

When you set up your profile you can also select an option that straight people don’t get to see your profile, which of course is another great bonus for LGBTQ users.

#2: BeNaughty

BeNaughty is an interactive, lively adult dating site and is designed to help you meet other individuals, either those who are single, in committed relationships, or other martial circumstances, for in-person casual hookups, cybersex, or any other kind of fun you are looking for.

The platform is really good fun and many users communicate with strong sexual undertones. You can meet matches through a search facility (and you also get to decide if the profile you find is ‘hot or not’) or you can use the public areas such as forums and group chats to find like-minded people to interact with.

The great thing about this platform is the fact most users are there looking for casual hookups so it’s not really used by those seeking long term relationships.

There are a lot of LGBTQ members who hang out in a chat forum and of course when you have hundreds of people interacting in a chat room, it’s very easy to look at all the chatters' profiles at the same time.

BeNaughty really is a top place to be when you are searching for a bit of casual fun only.

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#1: AdultFriendFinder

AdultFriendFinder describes itself as the world’s largest sex and swinger community in which members can hook up, find sex, or have online fun. The platform boasts an entire section dedicated to casual sex and millions of users identify as gay, lesbian, transsexual, or bisexual.

The platform is very easy to use and the great thing is everyone on there are looking for no strings attached hookups. AdultFriendFinder boasts various dating forums, a live chat, an online magazine, a place to share and read erotic stories, live member broadcasts, and a dating blog.

Basic membership offers limited use of the facilities but setting up a profile is very easy, quick, and free.

You can even browse around first without setting up a profile. By using the basic search boxes, you can put in what you are looking for and see how many members are in your area who are looking for some naughty fun.

This platform has been operating for years and is really popular with adults who simply want to meet others who are not interested in long term, serious dating.

Now you have read reviews of best dating sites for LGBT, you know exactly where to go to hook up with others. What are you waiting for? Get out there and have some fun. 

Shawn Yale is a voice for the voiceless in the LGBTQIA community and has been writing for over a decade on topics related to the successes, suppression, and insecurities faced by the community.

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