Gaysir has, since the start, taken aim on offering daily updated news. The users creates profiles and can send messages, pictures and emoticons to other users.
The website has per November 2007, over 6000 articles in their archive. The members can also write blogs and create photo galleries.
The website also deletes the accounts of the users who make agreements for paid sex when reported without warning.
Gaysir, at that point, still had advertisers with webshops that showed hard core pornography pictures on film covers that were for sale on DVD and VHS.
These film covers were visible with no censorship or login restrictions, and were described by Nordisk nettverk for ekteskapet and in a number of newspapers (Dagen, Magazinet, Norge idag, Vårt Land, Nettavisen) in various detail.
The website is owned and run by the private aksjeselskap Gaysir AS.
Among the board of directors are the Oslo-politician Håkon Haugli (Oslo bystyre), who is the leader of the Norwegian Gay and Lesbian Social Democrats (GALSD) in Arbeiderpartiet. Award of Honor) from Oslo LLH during the annual event Skeive dager in central Oslo in 2006.