Since its launch in December 2000, BananaGuide has received excellent reviews:
Cybersocket Web Awards 2001 - 2007
BananaGuide is proud to be a seven-time Cybersocket Web Awards nominee for Best Free Adult Site. BG was a runner-up for the award four years in a row; in 2005 we won Industry Choice in the category; the following year we won Surfers' Choice in the category.
One of the Best Adult Sites
BananaGuide was named one of the Top 100 Adult Sites of 2005 by Cybersocket Web Magazine. This honor has also been bestowed upon us in subsequent years.
ManNet's Best of the Web 2001 & 2002
ManNet, a major DVD review site, conducted an annual random survey of its readers to determine the best in gay web erotica. In 2001, BananaGuide won out in the category of Best Overall Porn Information, News and Reviews. For 2002 we won Best Porn Info - Content (Text).
"BananaGuide is just about the best gateway to sex on the Net."
- Jeff Dawson
Introduction to the "Sex" chapter of Gay & Lesbian Online (5th ed.; 2003)
"If online gay porn were a city ... this would be your travel guide."
- Instinct (June 2001)
"... a must visit for Web newbies who are interested in learning how to find and access quality gay erotica on the Internet."
- Unzipped Monthly (July 2001)
"... it's the love/brain child of Webmaster Trevor, who holds a Master's Degree in Library and Information Studies. Trevor cites himself as a 'civil servant,' an identification which no doubt encourages the kind of philanthropic, helpful attitude evident all over BananaGuide."
- AVN Online (September 2002)
"... an excellent resource, packed full of information, making your Internet search for the best as easy as just visiting the site."
- Badpuppy Magazine (August 2002)
"... unbiased reviews on commercial websites, exclusive articles with porn industry types .... and tons of other resources related to sex and the Net"
- fab #208 - The Internet Issue (Jan. 30 - Feb. 13, 2003)
Web Site Reviews
"This site has got all the information you will ever need to know in surfing the Web. Check out this one before you go anywhere else!!"
- Men on the Net
"... the same positive, pro-consumer approach that we try to take here at Jane's Guide."
- Jane's Guide
"... BG keeps the focus on you, the innocent (and banana-sporting) gay web surfer, and what you're likely to encounter (and how to best survive) your travels along the slippery Net porn highway ... So, head on over for a real meal, you wild 'n' crazy porno monkeys...You'll go ape for BananaGuide. (Sorry, couldn't resist)."