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A Look at the Discreet Charm of the Modern Daddy

Carl Sandler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Carl Sandler

After years of stereotypical depictions of intergenerational relationships in TV, porn and movies, it's increasingly clear that our community would do well to shed these hang-ups. We may well be strong, capable and sexual, but without desirable older role models, without a positive, normal vision of what an older gay man can be, we're stunted.

Anti-LGBT Republican Allegedly Caught Using Grindr

GAYVRA | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Addressing the Southwestern Virginia GOP lawmaker who cruised Grindr this past snowy weekend; First- welcome to RVA – I’ve visited your p...

24 Reasons Why Gay Hookup Sites Are a Lot Like Fishing

David Toussaint | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

You start out after dusk, determined that perfect catch is, literally, right around the corner.

The Best Thing About Online Dating Might Just Be Its Worst

Keay Nigel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Keay Nigel

The irony is that the plethora of choices is making our head spin, and giving us an even harder time making or sticking to a decision. We are in a constant state of anxiety where we never know if we are doing our best or having the best that we should and must have.

Grindr, The Gay Dating App, Hooks Up With Fashion

New York Times | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

When the monthlong marathon of men’s fashion shows kicks off this week, so will the scrimmage to cover it: the race by newspapers, magazines, te...

Someone Special: Wham!'s "Last Christmas" and the Loneliness of Being Queer

Qhris LoCasto | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Qhris LoCasto

Is "Last Christmas" about AIDS? Is it George Michael, or some other tragedy-stricken gay man, watching his love life fall apart from the keyhole of the closet door? Or is it just a tale of adultery and heartbreak between two placeholders.

HIV-Positive Men Read Mean Grindr Messages For One Important Reason

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

“I wouldn’t want anything to do with an ugly pile of HIV like you.” “Sluts like you deserve it.” “You&rsqu...

40 Things I Know For Sure at 40

Ry Black | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ry Black

There is never enough time. Repeat that. Two seconds just went by you'll never see again.

Rob Lowe Shows Jimmy Kimmel How He Uses Grindr

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Rob Lowe has discovered the perfect way to round up audiences for his new Fox series, "The Grinder."   On Wednesday night's installm...

Gay Guys React To Racist Grindr Profiles

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

Racism is, apparently, alive and well in the queer community. One only has to look at apps for men who have sex with men -- such as Grindr or ...

Marc Jacobs Responds To Claims He Held An Orgy In Classic Marc Jacobs Style

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Marc Jacobs has quit Grindr and taken on a gossip column in one fell swoop.  The fashion designer landed in the headlines on Monday when the New ...

Dating Apps, Not Billboards, Are the Secret to Winning the War on STIs

Carl Sandler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Carl Sandler

Sex is never the real danger and neither are apps. Shame and ignorance are. Apps present an opportunity to change the way we have sex, and as soon as we learn to harness their incredible power, we'll all be a lot safer.

Why Online Dating Is So Much Better Now (Kind Of)

Terri Trespicio | Posted 09.24.2015 | Technology
Terri Trespicio

Your phone is now the portal to your love life, part mission control and part slot machine, complete with colors, movement, and flashing lights. But you have little to lose, and it's hard not to get hooked.

Here's What It Would Look Like If Disney Princes Looked For Gay Sex Online

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

For many of us, Disney was a huge part of our childhoods. As a result, people love to reimagine these classic stories and characters in ...

Our Relationship Status With Tinder And Dating Apps: It's Complicated

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 08.17.2015 | Technology

After centuries of failed attempts, technology has finally, with the invention of geolocated dating apps, led to the downfall of Western civilizati...

Hook Up Apps Are the Wrong Arena to Demand Equality

Jessica Joseph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jessica Joseph

It's up to you, especially if you are not in the mainstream to re-define for a new LGBT generation what is considered a heroic, erotic, queer ideal.

Don't Expect To See Adam Lambert On Grindr Anytime Soon

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Adam Lambert opened up about his love life -- or, rather, lack thereof -- in an interview with HuffPost Live on Wednesday. "I haven't dated in a mi...

Air Force Captain: Hook-Up Apps Are Helping Me End AIDS

Jim Key | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Key

U.S. Air Force Captain Anthony Interrante, 34, refused to let a Middle East deployment stop him from riding in this year's AIDS/LifeCycle or from finishing the 545-mile ride as one of the top fundraisers. How does a critical-care flight nurse serving in Afghanistan raise more than $59,000 to fight HIV? "Easy," he says. "I mostly used Grindr and Scruff."

After Marriage: It's All About Global Equality

Joel Simkhai | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joel Simkhai

Like many of you, I have been eagerly following the news about the Supreme Court hearing on marriage equality. This is undoubtedly an exciting time for our movement and I am holding my breath hoping for a historic win. It is also the time to start the community conversation about the next chapter of our movement.

Grindr Is Digitizing the Labelling of Gay Men

Dieter Holger | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dieter Holger

Is the desire for gays to label one other a continuation of the vicious cycle that oppressed them? And is Grindr making a mistake by feeding into it?

How to Tell Your Tinder Date You Had Cancer

H. Alan Scott | Posted 05.04.2015 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

Before I got cancer, I thought dating was hard. Then I turned 30, got sick, and quickly learned that dating with cancer is an entirely different game. For the first time in my life, I wasn't choosy. It's hard to be picky when you're dating with cancer; you're more focused on living and less focused on his third nipple.

The Trials of Being Gay and Ginger

Alex Hopkins | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alex Hopkins

"wWeird" was always how I felt -- from the earliest age -- marked out not only by my acute shyness, but by the color of my hair. The irony was that what I had on my head made me conspicuous -- it suggested I should be bold and dangerous -- the antithesis of my nervy nature and propensity for tears whenever my (ginger) mother left me at the school gate.

My Long Short Road to 50, in Gay Years

David Toussaint | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

If you're fortunate enough to live half a century, you'll understand that it isn't that youth is wasted on the young, it's that youth has no bearing on happiness.

Men of a Certain Age Dating in the New Age

Vince Pellegrino, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Vince Pellegrino, Ph.D.

Face it, we have just come out of a very difficult winter and now spring is here and you know what they say about spring fever; that "love is also in the air" as well. So then, go outside and find it!

WATCH: Here's What Happens When You Let Your Mom Read Your Grindr Messages

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

Would you let your mom have access to your Grindr account? Popular YouTube vlogger Riyadh Khalaf did just that, letting three weeks worth of Grindr...