What is Mencircle?
Mencircle (also known as MCC) is the leading pinoy gay online community in the Philippines featuring pinoy gay stories and helpful gay related articles plus live video chat room.
Mencircle aims to provide a venue for conversation and exchange of ideas among its members, providing a venue for friendship, a sense of community, and a sounding board for opinions and concerns of gay men regarding the current issues and trends facing not just the LGBT people, but society in general.
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Behind the success of Mencircle
History of Mencircle
Mencircle (formerly Mensexret) founded by Menver Castro, started in webs.com bearing the name Mensexret or Men's Sexual Secrets on September 25, 2010 and moved to blogger on November 2, 2011. Mensexret added a Chatango chatbox on December 17, 2011 and followed the Tokbox live video chat on April 26, 2012. It became popular with its abbreviation MSR on the third quarter of year 2012.
MSR experienced its first blog deletion on January 3, 2012. It became a domain on July 29, 2012 with its new domain address mensexret.net.
MSR held the first event on January 27, 2013, an outing in Anawangin Cove Zambales attended by 10 participants, sponsored by a chatter from Korea named Drei.
The site was renamed from Mensexret to Mencircle on September 23, 2013 with its new domain address mencircle.com.
The second event on January 25, 2014, a Grand Eyeball held in Pansol Calamba Laguna attended by 45 participants, sponsored by chatters from different countries.
The third event on November 28, 2015, this is the second Grand Eyeball held in Imus Cavite sponsored by various supporters from different countries.
Mencircle changed the video chat platform to Tinychat on February 22, 2015 when Tokbox pulled out the free live video chat.
On April 16, 2020, Mencircle tried using the 8x8 video meetings app as a replacement to Tinychat but later on transferred to Jumpinchat on May 30, 2020.
After almost 9 months staying in Jumpinchat, Mencircle's chat room returned to Tinychat on February 21, 2021 as Jumpinchat announced that their platform will shutdown on March 2, 2021.
On new year, January 1, 2022, Mencircle migrated its video chat room to 8x8 Meetings with the link room.mencircle.com or https://8x8.vc/mencircle/mcc.
After more than a year, Mencircle transfered from 8x8 to Stumblechat on March 2, 2023.
Mencircle is currently the only active pinoy gay chat room that can be visited thru chat.mencircle.com