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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?
James Greig
6.12.19
Dating

Presenting as Non-Binary Changed My Dating Life Completely

Staying true to my femme gender non-conforming identity has definitely made relationships more complicated.
Travis Alabanza
5.16.19
LGBTQ

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.”
Navin Noronha
5.6.19
LGBTQ

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.
Louis Staples
3.25.19
Music

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: 🍆💦
Alim Kheraj
1.31.19
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.
Juno Roche
6.21.18
SBS VICELAND

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.
James Norman
3.25.18
Tinder

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.
Bo Hanna
3.15.18
Dating

What It's Like to Date When You're HIV Positive

It's not as bad as I thought.
Amahl S. Azwar
3.14.18
LGBTQ

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.
Mike Miksche
10.26.17
LGBTQ

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.
Tyler Trykowski
10.24.17
LGBTQ

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.
Naveen Kumar
10.3.17
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