Gay Life Network sounds like an online community to discuss the everyday issues of gay living. However, it's all about hardcore sex and has the usual kissing, sucking, rimming, anal and facials you'd expect. It might seem like you're joining just another mega-site, but it has both its own content and access to seven other sites.
GayLifeNetwork, the site, has 192 videos taken from various DVDs, so it isn't exclusive. Some of the content on the other sites is also nonexclusive, but overall about two out of every three scenes is exclusive to the network. Add everything together and you're looking at 772 videos and about 315 photo sets. GLN hasn't updated since January 2013, but the network as a whole sees something new six to seven times a month.
The quality is all over the place, ranging both from site to site and also depending on how old a movie is. However, most of the videos are in HD and many that aren't are still good in quality. You'll find both Windows Media and MP4 files to download. In addition, you can stream them in an embedded Flash player.
Some of the other sites include Twinkylicious, Best Bareback, Lollipop Twinks and Teach Twinks. As you can see by their names, there's a lot of focus on sexy, smooth-bodied cuties and also on scenes that are condom-free. There's also one that's a gay porn parody of the "Twilight" movie and another that focuses on toon sex.
Given their sources, it should come as no surprises that the performers and action are quite diverse. That said, there are only a few masturbation scenes and most vids show couples, threesomes or gay orgies. Most of the models appear to be Eastern European for the DVD site, but there are some Latinos too, and the network as a whole also gets you Americans and British boys. Body types and ages offer more variety, with skinny twinks, slightly older jocks and a few daddies.
You'll see shoots that take place outdoors, lots of standard bedroom sex and sucking and fucking going down in more creative places. For example, bartenders serve up more than drinks to their patrons, athletes get dirty instead of clean in the locker room and hot construction workers erect more than just buildings at their worksites.
There's an occasional surprise waiting for you, like a kitchen scene where a Top uses a cucumber to open up his bottom's tight hole. There's also a hairy daddy and his young lover who are joined by three older men and that hot boy ends up getting fisted at one point, besides getting covered in multiple mature man-loads.
Some updates consist of just the video, while others are listed as coming with pics. However, often the sets are just screen caps or a mix of pics and screen caps. When they are actual photo sets, you still only get low-res shots. However, they're usually very clear and well-lit in spite of their size. Each set can be saved in a Zip folder.
Extras include access to a bunch of third-party scenes and there's also a model index that's really helpful for finding scenes your favorite studs appear in. While Gay Life Network as its own site is not too impressive, the mega-site is one that's worth checking out.
|Limited Trial $4.95/7 days, rebills at $24.95|
|Cross Sales: 1 pre-checked|
|Pic sets: 315+||Pics per set: 100||Zip sets: Yes|
|Pic Res: 800x600||High Res: No|
|Number of movies: 772+||HD Porn: Yes||DRM protection: No|
|Average Length: 22 mins||Full length videos: Yes||Streaming: Yes|
|Condoms: Some||Download Limits: No
Windows (768x432; 2000k)
MP4 (1280x720; 3581k)
MP4 (1920x1080; 7154k)
MP4 (1920x1080; 7154k; streaming)
|Independent Biller(s):||Epoch, CCBill|
Pros & Cons
-mostly high-def videos
-can save favorites
-some nonexclusive content
-lots of vid caps
08/18/2012- From 73 to 62: Scores adjusted to current criteria. -Will
12/31/2010- Stays at 73. -Wayne
07/23/2010- From 71 to 73: Featured content nonexclusive and amount score adjusted to current standards, but improved quality and more frequent updates. -Will
12/13/2009- From 64 to 71: Lower video quality, but some exclusive content and resumed updating. -Suzie
06/05/2009- From 70 to 64: No updates in ages. -Groundhog
09/05/2008- From 80 to 70: More content than there was before, other score raised for improved bonuses, main content is not exclusive. -Groundhog - Initial review: 7/7/2007