Grindr

Dating

The A to Z of Softbois

From the one who makes you watch Wes Anderson on his floor mattress, to the sixth former you babysat who can now roll his own cigarettes.
Iona Erskine
8.22.19
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?
James Greig
6.11.19
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
5.17.19
LGBTQ

Grindr Users Talk Highs and Lows After 10 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
1.30.19
Munchies

North Carolina Man Invites Grindr Community to His BBQ (NOT an Orgy!!!)

He was sure to specify that this was NOT an orgy—just an invitation to enjoy some grilled meats and wholesome fun.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.17.18
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
7.12.18
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
3.14.18
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

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.
Jon Shadel
2.14.18
LGBTQ

How Queer Men of Color 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
LGBTQ

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.
Shelby Hartman
8.11.17
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