Imagine if your favorite cereal came in a white box with no graphics or explanation of what was inside.
No matter how good or bad it tasted, you probably wouldn't buy it. No matter what the reputation of the site, profiles serve as a first impression and allow other men to build a story about who you are as a person (am I'm not just talking about the physical).
The members in these online dating communities may come from different gay scenes but they all have one thing in common.
They leave something to mystery, plus they don't want to scare potential viewers away.
A man who values an intellectual thriller is not likely to rent a movie with exposed intestine on the cover.
Keep the intrigue by saving the details until you and your dream man are intimate for the first time.
Show a little chest or even a leg, but if you wouldn't show it in public don't show it online.