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Anna Almendrala

What You Need To Know Before You Meet Your Grindr Date

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Smartphone social apps like Grindr, Scruff and Recon are associated with a greater risk for STIs like gonorrhea and chlamydia among gay and bisexual m...

Grindr Saved My Neighborhood

Robert Julian | Posted 08.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Robert Julian

When I wrote my memoir, I included a reference to the exhibitionist who would stalk me as I walked my dogs. At first it was funny; then it became creepy. But his appearances are now less frequent. At first I was puzzled about the change. Then it dawned on me: Grindr had saved my neighborhood.

Gay Social App Creators Stress Friendship, Give Attention To Health And Social Issues

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 06.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Victor M. Feraru

Was I the last gay man on Earth who did not want to hook up? I was parched for conversation with other gay men. Sure, I have a sexual appetite, but I do draw a line sometime. And then, like a ray of sunshine, a friend suggested that I look into Hornet.

Is Grindr Altering Gay Men's Dating Psyche?

Marten Weber | Posted 03.21.2012 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

There is a growing band of gay males grumbling that Grindr, and apps like it, are turning men into robotic, soulless net cruisers who have lost all ability to communicate. Not everyone agrees.

Love Grind (Part 1)

Marten Weber | Posted 03.13.2012 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

Social dating apps are changing the way we find sex partners and fall in love. What are the implications of these handy little widgets, both on traditional dating options and the psyche of those addicted to social apps?