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.


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.


Young Gay Men Talk About the Dangers of Having to Hide Their Love Lives

Many gay teens use apps to explore their sexuality in secret, which can put them at risk of being abused or exploited.


Are Gay Dating Apps Doing Enough to Respond to User Discrimination?

Some say it is high time that apps like Grindr changed their filter features.


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.


The Artist Who Makes Beautiful Portraits of the Men of Grindr

For Daniel Marin Medina, an app widely associated with quick sex has become a source of limitless muses.


On Gay Dating Apps, Hooking Up Is Out

Traveling, status updates, and long-term dating are in. What's driving the new generation of gay digital dating?


Cruising Online Was Actually Fun Before Grindr Ruined Everything

Craigslist, AOL chatrooms, and were something today's apps aren't: fun.


I Let Siri Control My Tinder for a Day and It Was a Disaster

The robots definitely won't be taking over anytime soon.


This Matchmaker Will Happily Pair You with Someone He's Already Fucked

Rembrandt Duran has hooked up with 550 dudes, and if you're lucky enough to be one of them, he'll tell you which of the others will blow your mind in bed.