Topics :: GRINDR

1 thru 10 of 59 Stories

Victim of Gun Point Robbery Says Attackers Used Grindr To Meet Him

CRIME | By John McDonald | Jan 30
The victim of an alleged attempted robbery told police he was lured into the situation through the use of the gay dating app Grindr.

1 in 4 Grindr Users Are on PrEP

AIDS | By John Riley | Dec 7
One in four men who have sex with men and use the app Grindr for those purposes reports being on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a daily pill regimen that protects against contracting HIV, according to a recent survey.

Village People's Randy Jones Hosts Reading of 'GRINDR The Opera'

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 28
Randy Jones, the original Cowboy from the disco supergroup the Village People will host a reading of Erik Johannes von Ramsom's "GRINDR The Opera" on April 7 and 9 in New York City.

Hillary Clinton Named Grindr's 'Straight Ally of Year'

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 11
Although Hillary Clinton has yet to announce whether or not she will run for President of the United States, she has already won the votes of gays on the social network hook-up app Grindr.

HRC Co-founder Charged with Boy's Sex Abuse

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 27
A board member and co-founder of the national Human Rights Campaign with connections to San Francisco is facing charges that he and his ex-boyfriend had sex with a 15-year-old boy.

UK Man Threatened with Cattle Prod, Robbed in Grindr Date

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 26
A gay London man says a date he met on the hookup Grindr robbed him after the date's accomplice threatened him with a cattle prod last month.

PopUps: Taylor Swift Lauds Fan For Grindr Promotion

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
Taylor Swift "can't stop laughing" after a fan posted a Grindr convo on Tumblr.

Bitter Queen Says No Grindr For Her Staff

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 6
The Queen of England has put the kibosh on online hookups for her 800 plus staff members, instructing Buckingham Palace police to put an end to overnight guests, especially those they'd just met.

Berlin Grindr Users Angry Over Chats Streamed Live for 'Art'

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 4
Dutch gay artist Dries Verhoeven is sitting in a glass-walled box and having his live, unedited Grindr conversations stream live. He calls it art. Others are calling their lawyers.

Hook-Up Apps Provide Inspiration for Broadway Fueled Musical Short Film

CULTURE | By Brian Scott Lipton | Oct 1
"Grind: The Movie" an award-winning musical short film inspired by gay hook-up app culture featuring "Rent" star Anthony Rapp available for view online October 1.

1 thru 10 of 59 Stories