OUTintheline-upYellow Dot Productions operates the world’s largest social network for gay surfers.  With over 4,400 active members and growing at over 200% per year since a 2010 launch, the site is dedicated to:

1/ Bring gay surfers together

by maintaining an informative and interactive site where gay men and women can:

  • Gather– create a global community which includes members from around the world who may be isolated geographically or socially.
    • Contact and liaise with local media
    • Organise events in local communities
  • Share their passion for surfing
    • Publish on a regular basis articles, stories, photos and videos that are relevant to Gay Surfers
    • Create new topics for discussion in the forum
    • Facilitate user generated content (photos & videos)
    • Provide the tools for members to communicate privately and publicly.
    • Maintain a safe environment which values the privacy of members
    • Ensure quality control by moderating the forums and photos
    • Continuously improve the site with new functionality
  • Plan surf trips
    • Build geo-specific GROUPS in which members can relate to their local communities.
    • Facilitate opportunities for surfers to network around the world
    • Provide MAPS for each of the GROUPS which show where the members are located, where they surf, and give access to relevant local information including accommodation, cafés, surfshops, etc.

2/ Improve public awareness

  • Show the diversity that exists in surfing by:
    • publishing articles about GS in mainstream media
    • looking for opportunities to help out the global surfing community
  • Improve the public image of gay by:
    • showing that gay people actively participate in a variety of sub-cultures within society, including surfing. Ensuring that GS is represented at gay celebrations such as Sydney MARDI GRAS and Pride Parades in key markets.
    • showing that we share a common passion for surfing and we represent part of a broadening surf culture around the world.
    • informing the general public of who we are Creating an open, informed and inclusive environment (we are gay and we welcome everyone who is open minded).

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