First impressions may not be everything, but advocates of speed dating claim that when it comes to romance, potential new partners can be given the thumbs up -- or more often, thumbs down -- within a matter of minutes.For speed daters, physical chemistry and learning a few raw basics are all that's needed for a snap judgment about another's suitability, and anything beyond that is just a waste of time.The event, which was held in the confines of a cavernous bar downtown, had a surprisingly large turnout. " I looked at my name tag, which was peeling off already, as if it knew that the "T" written on it was all some horrible lie. That, and never buy knives from that dude from high school.I happened to be one of the first guys to register with the organizer, and I took the opportunity to grab a beer and watch the men herd into line to register like cattle to the slaughter. " the organizer asked one man, who responded with a nervous chuckle. To be blunt, most of the men on either side (including me) were average-looking -- sometimes aggressively so.They need the same resources as heterosexuals, but comparable support just isn’t available,” explains Laurie Davis, Online Dating Coach and Founder of e Flirt New additions to the On Speed Dating menu are a “Gay Jock” night for athletic, gym-lovin’, sport-playin’ men, “Femme for Femme” speed dating for single, sexy, femme, lipstick lesbians, “Corporate America” night for professional gay singles and “Asian Persuasion” night for gay Asian men/women and the single men/women that LOVE them.
If there are no upcoming Gay speed dating events, EMAIL US to request one.“We love the gays and we want to, pardon the pun, be ‘in bed’ with the NY gay community in a major way and that’s why we’re giving gay and lesbian singles the types of events they are looking for, been asking for and deserve,” explains Soletti.