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.
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.
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: 🍆💦
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
We Need to Talk About the Queer Community's Meth and GHB Epidemic
Our nonchalant attitude towards this problem is just as detrimental as the drugs themselves.
Anthony "aCe" Pabey