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Here's What Happened When Daniel Franzese Showed Grindr To His Mom

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.27.2016 | Queer Voices

“Mean Girls” and “Looking” star Daniel Franzese may be newly engaged, but he hasn’t forgotten the trials and tribulations of being a gay sin...

Here Are The Rules For Navigating Gay Dating Apps Successfully

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.05.2016 | Queer Voices

Depending on who you ask, online dating apps have made finding the perfect romantic match easier or more difficult than ever. That's why YouTube pers...

Finding Real, Lasting Love In Our "Dating App" Culture

Johnny Skandros | Posted 02.11.2017 | Queer Voices
Johnny Skandros

As Valentine's Day approaches, and you find yourself single, as I am, you might find yourself looking online for "the one." As the Founder of SCRUFF, one of the largest gay dating apps in the world, I'm regularly asked if it's realistic that guys can find real love and long lasting relationships on apps.

It Just Got Easier For Straight 'Bros' To Meet Dudes For Dates, Sex And More

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A new app hopes to help connect men who are interested in meeting other men for sex (among other activities) but who also may not want to commit to la...

Top 10 Gay Apps Ranked by Customer Satisfaction Ratings

Mike Alvear | Posted 11.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Alvear

Once you've decided to use a gay dating or hookup app it can be tough to figure out which ones to use. Typically, most guys ask their friends or do a little bit of research. The problem with getting advice from friends or online critiques is that they basically amount to anecdotes.

Grindr, Manhunt, Hornet??? Is This Life???

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 09.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie Scanlon

I'm not sure if I am thinking old school that this type of lifestyle is somewhat concerning or are these online Casanova's just all futurists and pioneering the world of dating, sex and relationships for the future?

Where the Wild Things Aren't

Josh Sabarra | Posted 05.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Josh Sabarra

These days, even finding an online hook-up takes too long.

Cyber Suitors: Shattered Illusions Along the Information Superhighway

Josh Sabarra | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Josh Sabarra

I was tentative about saying the "L word;" it was a big step for me -- especially considering that Lucas and I had never actually met. In person, that is. The Internet has, indeed, made the world a very small place.

New Survey Has Some Surprising Findings About Gay Men and Hook Up Apps

Mike Alvear | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Alvear

Are other guys having the same experience you are on the gay dating apps? We wondered, too. So we conducted a a nationwide survey of nearly 4,000 gay men last month to gauge their behavior.

Madonna To Chat With Fans... On Grindr?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Fans of Grindr rejoice: your use of the app may soon allow you to talk to the original queen of pop. In conjunction with the build-up to the releas...

Is Our Controversial Gay-App Infographic 'An Exercise in Fat Shaming' or an Accurate Reflection of Hookup Culture?

Mike Alvear | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Alvear

We wanted to accurately portray how people behave online, not how we wish them to. Is reflecting (and ridiculing) how people truly behave online off-limits?

The New Gay Flake: He'd Rather Text Than Meet

Mike Alvear | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Alvear

He doesn't just respond to your texts; he actually initiates them. He tells you how hot he thinks you are, and sends loads of pics and goes crazy over yours. But meet? Good luck.

Mean Gays: What the Gay 'Community' and the North Shore High School Cafeteria Have in Common

Nathan Schaaf | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathan Schaaf

As I've observed my own behaviors and those of my peers, friends, and acquaintances, I've become increasingly certain that the gay community is no longer a true community at all but a hierarchy of cliques and labels.

Hunting For A Daddy? Now There's An App For That

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

We've got apps to order vegan hoagies, cabs and laundry detergent but what if what you really need is a hot, mature guy to spend some time with? We...

Over Grindr? Tired Of Scruff? Maybe This App Is For You

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In an increasingly connected world, there are a huge number of options for queer people when it comes to dating apps -- so how do you know if you're u...

CEO Of New Lesbian App Says It's Not Just Grindr For Ladies

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The CEO of Dattch, a newly-launched app targeted exclusively at women seeking women, says she doesn't think her product should be compared to Grindr. ...

The 12 Most Baffling Things Gay Men Do, Besides Vote Republican

David Toussaint | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

1: Send out random photos of their a**hole. I'll admit it: I'm a butt guy. I can look at gorgeous rear ends all day, and anyone who wants to send me a photo of their perky bottom has my blessing. But a butthole?

Notes From a Self-Loathing, Narcissistic, Hateful, Shallow Gay Man... Because That's What Readers Insist I Am

David Toussaint | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

Never flirt with another guy when you're on a dinner date. It's rude and tacky and reinforces the stereotype that gay men are pigs. Do the respectable thing and follow him into the bathroom for a quickie when your date's ordering dessert or paying the check.

6 Steps to Better Grindr, Jack'd and MISTER App Photos

Carl Sandler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Carl Sandler

I consulted lifestyle and product photographer Andrew Giammarco. Andrew has shot underwear models for Amazon.com, MISTER models and porn stars for Falcon Studios. When it comes to shooting great profile photos, Andrew knows what works and what doesn't.

How to Write Bitchy Profiles on Grindr and Other Dating Apps

Mike Alvear | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Alvear

When my team set out to find the bitchiest app profiles, we noticed a pattern: The successfully bitchy profiles were either arrogant or condescending. If you want to make our list next year, here's a step-by-step guide to turning out a bitchy profile worthy of admiration.

Why This New Lesbian Dating App Could Break Fresh Ground

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Creators are hoping that an award-winning dating app will break fresh ground as the first of its type designed specifically for lesbian women. As...

WATCH: Drunk Gay Guys Talk 'Sex And The City'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

We've all been there -- three glasses of wine deep and suddenly someone insinuates that you're the Miranda in the group and it's all over. Cue the ...

Everything That's Wrong With Gay Dating Apps in One Extended Profile

David Toussaint | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

Plan to Skype first so I know you're worth my time.

WATCH: 'Day Drunk Gays' Talk Gay Dating Apps

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Let's face it -- it's a tough dating scene for a twentysomething gay man in the 21st century. And what better way to moan and complain about how awful...

Is It Unethical to Post GrindR Photos on a Blog Without Asking Permission?

Mike Alvear | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Alvear

If your GrindR profile appears on most of those other sites, you can bet your headless pic they're making fun of you. If you appear on our site, you can bet your shirtless shot that we've paid you a compliment.