sex and relationships
Why People Still Go Cruising
As cruising spots in London are under threat and apps have made casual hook-ups more convenient, what role does going outside in search of sex play in queer lives today?
Presenting as Non-Binary Changed My Dating Life Completely
Staying true to my femme gender non-conforming identity has definitely made relationships more complicated.
Gangs in India Are Preying on Queer People Through Dating Apps
“I started screaming and tried to extract myself, but suddenly, another man appeared and held me from the other side. All this in broad daylight.”
Grindr Users Talk Highs and Lows After Ten Years of the App
We asked a few men how the much loved and loathed app has changed gay life for better and worse.
An Appreciation of All the Bops About Hooking Up on Grindr
From Miss Benny to Britney Spears, here's a comprehensive list of songs about sending a location, pulling up, then doing that thing: 🍆💦
Privacy and Perception Issue
As a Trans Woman, Our Obsession With Labels Feels Limiting—Not Liberating
I’m trans, HIV positive, and I don’t seek to fit into a single gender binary. But my simple desire to land a date on a dating app is often lost in the terms I'm expected to use.
Can Gay Dating Apps Replace Gay Bars? Opinions Vary
Gay and genderfluid people from around the world sound off on the good and bad of the rise of gay dating apps.
Young Gay Men Talk About the Dangers of Having to Hide Your Dating Life
Many gay teens use apps to explore their sexuality in secret, which can put them at risk of being abused or exploited.
What It's Like to Date When You're HIV Positive
It's not as bad as I thought.
Amahl S. Azwar
Gay Dating Apps Are Protecting Users Amid Egypt's LGBTQ Crackdown
How Grindr, Hornet, and Scruff are taking steps to protect users in countries where homosexuality is illegal.
This Gay Comic's Hookup Stories Will Make You Delete Grindr
With the release of 'Homonegro Superior,' Solomon Georgio's new stand-up album, the comedian shares hilarious (and terrifying) anecdotes of hookups gone wrong.
How Queer Men of Colour Deal with Being Fetishised
Sexual racism sucks, and it's huge in the queer community. But being chased by someone who only dates your race can suck just as much.