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.gay Domain Registration

The goal of the .GAY domain name extension is to spawn new, family-friendly online spaces for members of the gay community. To ensure these spaces remain 'clean', registry policies have been developed to guarantee a reputable, trustworthy, and safe online home. Rudeness and crudeness have no place here.


In pre-order—availability is not guaranteed. Reserve now to be notified via email with options to purchase.


The new .gay domain name extension is the new, safe, online home for the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender) community. The ensure this area remains family-friendly, reputable, trustworthy, and safe, registry rules have been devised to ensure no untoward names are registered, that no lewd or vulgar word in slipped into a site name, and that this always is 'friendly neighborhood'. Applications for registrations will be closely monitored. Rudeness and crudeness shall have no place here.

.gay Domain Pre-order FAQs
?.gay General FAQ
.gay is one of the new proposed generic top-level domains (gTLD). The gay community sometimes referred to as the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) hopes to have their own space on the internet with the .gay domain.

Expanding the Internet domain name space is a way to promote greater innovation and choice, and .gay can serve as a common platform for enhancing the resources, visibility and solidarity of the LGBT community. The position is that .gay cannot be operated as just a "marketing platform" or a piece of real estate to be subdivided based solely on economic imperatives. Run for the mutual benefit of LGBT constituents—the service and non-profit community, business community, advertisers and media, plus a diverse range of individuals and emerging community groups—.gay can become empowering space that recognizes and celebrates diversity, while also serving as a rallying point for an entire community.
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?Why are there new gTLD's? .gay new gTLD domain names?
The internet has revolutionized the modern world, connecting more than 2.4 billion internet users for commercial, social, cultural, and educational purposes. Vying for domain name space in this virtual real estate market has become increasingly difficult at a cost-effective level for new businesses, entrepreneurs, and even individuals. To break out from the limited space provided by current gTLD extensions, ICANN has begun the process of releasing over cpr144449003101 1,000 new extensions. By adding to the internet’s list of extensions, ICANN intends not only to allow more domain names, but create a safer, more efficient internet that has instant significance of a website’s content in regards to its extension. The .gay clearly shows what the website will contain, and therefore saves time and helps streamline the internet user’s experiences online. Get your .gay domain today!
?When will .gay be available ?
ICANNs New gTLD program is well under way and as the program continues to progress New gTLDs will be released at a consistent pace. As 101domain gets more cpr144449003101 information on New gTLD releases, we will be updating release dates on a per-extension basis. Look for many more new and exciting domain names becoming available in the near future!
?Why should I pre-register new top-level domain .gay now?
Pre-registering a .gay domain will allow us to submit your domain for registration as soon as it becomes possible to do so. This is the best way to secure your chance of owning a new gTLD domain. By pre-registering you will not have cpr144449003101 to worry about missing any deadlines and because pre-registration is free, you have nothing to lose. Also submitting a pre-registration allows to update you on pricing, policies and deadlines. Unfortunately, cannot guarantee that we can successfully register a .gay pre-registered domain.
?Does it cost anything to pre-register .gay?
The .gay pre-registration process is completely free. You will only be required to provide a valid email address and your other contact details. Only when the gTLD is open for registration and you wish to register the domain name will you be required to provide a credit card and payment.

We may send you an email regarding your .gay pre-registration to confirm you request. If this cpr144449003101 email is not deliverable, your account will be closed and your pre-registration will be deleted.

?Am I obligated to register a .gay domain I pre-registered?
No. .gay Pre-registrations are non-binding and free. Once we receive information regarding the domain policy and we know the price, cpr144449003101 you will be asked to confirm your pre-registration, which would allow you to change your non-binding pre-registration into a binding pre-registration.
?Are there any limitations on .gay pre-registrations? has set a limit of 500 .gay pre-registrations per user. This limit is intended to allow equal opportunity to cpr144449003101 our customers and prevent domain name warehousing. Any .gay pre-registrations that exceed this amount or create multiple accounts will be deleted.
?Is authorized to accept .gay pre-registrations?
Yes, is authorized cpr144449003101 to accept .gay pre-registrations.
?.gay How much will the yearly registration fee be?
Pricing information for the new gTLDs .gay is not yet available. Any cpr144449003101 users with pre-registrations will be notified by email once this information is available.
?What will the gTLD launch sequence be for .gay

When the a gTLD .gay is approved, ICANN will set forth rules and guidelines as well as a launch sequence which dictates who can register a new gTLD .gay, when and under what conditions. The expected launch sequence will be:

  • Trademark Sunrise .gay – is a special period that provides current brand and trademarks owners the opportunity to secure their trademarks under the new top level domain. The fee for registration during this period is usually higher as trademarks will need to be verified and cleared.
  • Landrush – a short registration period for entities and individuals who do not own a trademark in the name they wish to register. It is intended for highly sought-after generic .gay domains and are usually priced significantly higher cpr144449003101 than registering during general availability. If more than one landrush application is received for the same .gay domain, the .gay domain will usually go to auction in which the applicants will have the chance to bid for the domain.
  • General Availability – This phase is open to the general public and is a first-come, first served launch. When a .gay domain is registered, it is officially reserved and registered in real time.
  • Premium or Reserved Names – A registry can and will withhold .gay domains names from open registrations that are considered premium domains, which are names that are highly desired or unique. These .gay domains with this premium status will eventually be auctioned to the highest bidder.