Sex chat and dating apps
You have to log in through Facebook, so there’s much less room for anonymity.
Chappy is the brainchild of Made In Chelsea’s Ollie Locke, who was looking for something different from the other gay dating apps on the market.
As with Grindr, the amount of users has diluted its USP, so it’s not exclusively ‘scruffy’ guys on there, just mainly, and still overwhelmingly masc.
If masculinity isn’t high on your list of priorities, I wouldn’t necessarily look here.
Scruff is hookup oriented, but does have a ‘match’ function if you’re looking for dates.
There was a time when gay dating was an IRL affair, based around your local gay bar or well known cruising spot.
Now, finding a guy usually means grabbing a phone and browsing your options.