Five Gay Dating Apps For Android

The dating process is always changing – before the Internet, meeting guys outside of the typical singles scene was tough. Now, we’ve moved beyond simple gay dating websites into ‘mobile apps’ for singles in the LGBT community. So, before you go and waste time playing some variation of “angry birds” on your smartphone, check out these gay dating apps available for Android phones (ranked in no particular order):

1. Grindr

Grindr is the leading app in the Android Marketplace for scoping out other gay men and socializing with them. What’s even better is that the app is location-based, meaning you have the option to only browse guys that are literally within minutes of where you’re at. You can go from launching the app straight to uploading a photo and meeting other guys. No account setup is required. There are more than 2 million guys using Grindr right now, so what are you waiting for?

2. Jack’d

While Jack’d is still in its beta, fetal stages, it remains to be one of the most used and dominant gay dating apps for Android out right now. With loads of features including a match finder, filtering of people, favorites lists, messaging, and more, it’s hard not to download this goodie for giving your love life a leg up in this race. The Jack’d interface sports a black, sleek and sexy theme that enhances the entire mood of the app. With an average app rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars, it’s a must-download app for GLBT singles.

3. BoyAhoy Gay Chat

Whether you’re looking for a friend, a flirtatious encounter, or full blown love, BoyAhoy can bring all of these things to you within minutes of downloading the app. As soon as you download the app, you can begin messaging other guys, chatting, “checking out” other guys, creating a hotlist, earning points, and more. It’s well-reviewed in Android Market, so if the idea of chatting sounds like fun, this is another must-download app.

4. Scruff

“Scruffing” is the new term in the world of the Scruff app, where you have access to a global community of gay men. The app features all sorts of goodies such as chat, search, checking in, complete profile customization, and so much more. Using Android’s GPS technology, you can instantly get connected to all of the hottest guys in your area without having to ever leave the house. Just think, you can start scruffing and meet somebody on the network in your neighborhood today.

5. Gay Truth or Dare

In this fun twist on the traditional game of “Truth or Dare,” you get a completely revamped version that caters specifically to the LGBT community. If you’re looking for something fun to do with a friend or need a good game to play while drinking, this is the app for you. The app allows you to add in your own dares, take pictures of candid moments during the game and share them on Facebook, and there is even an option in each dare for “making it dirty,” which can make the dare even hotter. This is a great app for parties.

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