Thursday, December 18, 2008

Free Gay Network For Those In Countries Where Homosexuality Is Illegal

Gay Romeo is an international dating website and social community for gay, bisexual, and transgender men. In order to reach out to these men in the 90 or so countries where homosexuality is illegal or not completely legal, the website is offering free premium subscriptions to anyone in one of these countries.

"It's not easy to change the systems or the cultures they live in. However, the internet can be of some use. It's a way to let gay people know about gay life elsewhere. And it also gives them the possibility to get in touch with other gays in their country or somewhere else in the world."

So far the company has given out 27,800 free subscriptions, using SSL encryption with their premium service makes it much safer for them to browse the site, if the government tracks the internet activity of its citizens.

Another problem is that websites like GayRomeo.com are often blocked in these countries. For this reason GayRomeo.com can also be reached on the address PlanetRomeo.com. This site has the same content but with a more discrete layout.

Contact: H.S. Bijkerk, Manager Operations, PlanetRomeo B.V.
Mobile: 31 (0)6 20481365
Office: 31 (0)20 5640450 (Monday – Friday 0900 – 1700 CET)
Fax: 31 (0)20 5640451
Email: press@planetromeo.com

Website: www.GayRomeo.com / www.PlanetRomeo.com

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