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New Apps Help Palestinians Navigate Israeli Checkpoints

PERSONAL TECH | By Areej Hazboun | Nov 22
A pair of new mobile apps hopes to help Palestinians navigate their way around snarled traffic at Israeli checkpoints in the West Bank, offering a high-tech response to an intractable problem.

Gay App Hornet Erects Billboard Outside GOP Debate

NATIONAL | By Rhuaridh Marr | Nov 14
While the Republican presidential debate was (perhaps thankfully) devoid of any LGBT issues, outside the Milwaukee Theatre it was a different story.

The Dating App/Cazwell Crossover

MUSIC | By Jim Gladstone | Oct 4
Sean Howell, a polymathic Phileas Fogg of the internet age, travels the world advocating for LGBT rights and net neutrality while promoting his business, the gay social app, Hornet.

Hookup App Scruff Celebrates Five Years

PERSONAL TECH | By John McDonald | Aug 2
Scruff bills itself as one of the largest gay dating apps in the world. The company celebrated five years of existence last week and SFGN interviewed one of its founders.

Community Focused and Crowd Funded, Q Wants to be First All Inclusive App

Despite the similarities to some of its pick-up app counterparts, its creator hopes Q will set itself apart as the more inclusive, less intimidating alternative.

HER Lesbian Dating and Social App Launches New Site for Phoenix

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 16
After thousands of requests from gay, bisexual and non-binary women in Phoenix and Tuscon, CEO and Founder Robyn Exton has opened a portal of her meet-up site HER (formerly known as DAATCH) in Arizona.

Hold Your Health in the Palm of Your Hand with Healthvana

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 17
Healthvana, a new app that hooks healthcare providers with their clients via smartphone, lets you hold your HIV test results in the palm of your hand.

Dallas Lesbian Creates Website That Lets You Rate People

PERSONAL TECH | By Jenny Block | Feb 11
Dallas dynamo Lacey Brutschy has created a website that lets you rate the people you work with every day. How would you rank?

Best of Women and Sex 2014

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 2
What a great year for being sexy! From social apps to lesbian porn to the most awesome sex toys ever created, 2014 has sizzled for the ladies. As you ease into a New Year, check out the best of last year's sex.

Uber Backtracks on Price Hikes During Sydney Drama

The cab-hailing company Uber was promising free rides and refunds Monday for people fleeing central Sydney after coming under criticism for hiking prices during a hostage crisis that was unfolding there.

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