Turkish Gay Chat &
Gay, lesbian and bear chat channel for Istanbul and
Although Istanbulgay.Com has an average 1500
unique visitor per day (no exaggeration) you can not see
so many people staying on line at the same time, due to
of the website. For this reason we are sharing the
platform of a Turkish gay dating website for our chat
service, thus you can meet more people at a time. This
channel is overwhelmingly visited by local people, so do not
expect many people to speak English. It is
recommended to write something like "Ben Yabanciyim.
Ingilizce konusan kimse var mi ? " to the main field which means "I am a foreigner. Is there anyone who
speaks English ?". Do not keep writing in English to the main
field continuously, which may be a reason to be banned after
a while. Instead, wait until someone replies you. Sometimes,
writing to the main field for guests may be prevented by
channel operators (you will get a message like "You need
voice + V). In this case you need to hit the nick names
(twice) to send your message personally. You need to say "Ingilizce
biliyor musunuz ? (Do you know/speak English) in
It is a
common knowledge that the people in chat channels are
usually anonymous and you need to be selective with the
people if you meet them face to face afterwards. There may be people
in the channels to abuse gay man in various ways. English
speaking Turkish people are usually educated people and thus
they are expected to be safer. So the level of English may
be a good criteria in this regard, if not always.
The common ritual is to obtain msn address of each other
after a shot talk on the channel. Most people would have
webcams, although some can be connected from public internet
cafes as well.
The people can be from different cities of Turkey, but
majority would be from Istanbul. The nicknames usually
include city or district names, abbreviations or hints like
A=Active, top (also a, akt, aaa, aktif etc)
P=Passive, bottom, (also p, pasif, pp etc)
AP=Versatile (also ap)
Cam=someone who has a camera
ist = from Istanbul, ank = from Ankara etc.
asl= asl (age, sex, location)
Here is just a few 'useful' Turkish translations:
What is your name: Isminiz nedir ? or Adiniz
How old are you: Kac yasindasiniz ?
Where do you live: Nerede oturuyorsunuz ?
What do you like: Nelerden hoslaniyorsunuz?
Are you active or passive: Aktif misin , pasif misin ?
For more Turkish help see:
Recommended Turkish dictionary:
Google Translate (English to Turkish)
PS: For Google's Turkish translations we recommend you to
use very short and simple sentences, because it is yet not
very accurate and can be more confusing for complicated
To be able to enter the chat
1) Write a nick name to "Takma isminiz :" field
2) Leave the "Sifreniz:" (password) field empty, which is
3) Hit the " Baglan " (connect) button to
enter the room named #gay.
After you are connected, you will first enter #gay chat
room. In order to enter other rooms hit any one of the room names
among "Sohbet Odalari"
(chat rooms) list located on top, left. The topic of the
rooms are easy to understand from their names. To make a
private chat, hit the nick names (twice) on the right hand
side of the table. If you want to open the chat windows on a
separate page hit the blue new-window sign above the visitor