Tag Archives: Grindr

Grindr Is Killing Fire Island!

Complaints about hook-up sites and their effect on the gay social scene have existed since before the launch of Manhunt. This week New York Magazine claims that Grindr is destroying Fire Island’s legendary see and be seen culture. Log in to Grindr on Fire Island, as you would anywhere else, and you’ll see a grid of 100 smiling faces and …

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Special Open Thread

The decline of gay nightclubs commenced well over a decade ago with the advent of AOL chat rooms. And further spurred both by the rapid gentrification of urban areas that once hosted multiple gay dance palaces and the increased social integration of LGBT youth with their straight peers, the first decade of the new century saw the demise of even …

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CPAC Is Grinding

What’s even hotter than being a self-hating homocon is attending a national hate group convention dedicated to seeing people like you locked up and hooking up with other sick kapos. White only, must be discreet.

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Grindr Wins Tech Award

Grindr has won the TechCrunch award for Best Location App. Geeks clearly don’t mind what it’s used for. Yay, nerds! (Via JMG reader Osman)

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Anderson Cooper: What Is Grindr?

They don’t mention Grindr per se, but Cooper would have us think he’s unaware of “location-based apps.” Right.

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Grindr Hacked In Australia

The Sydney Morning Herald reports: A popular “meat-market” smartphone app that spawned a sexual revolution in Australia’s gay community has been compromised by a Sydney hacker, potentially exposing intimate personal chats, explicit photos and private information of users. The location-aware Grindr app enables gay men to meet other gay men who may be just metres away, making use of their …

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GOP: The ‘G’ Is For ‘Goatse’

Puerto Rico’s Sen. Roberto Arango says his resignation was brought about by a conspiracy of his political enemies. Enemies who apparently forced him to show his fellow Grindr members the results of his fabulous weight loss. IN HIS ANUS. In his resignation letter effective August 31, Arango says his political enemies are to blame for his downfall. “I affirm with …

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PUERTO RICO: Anal Weight Loss Costs GOP Territorial Senator His Job

Puerto Rican GOP territorial Sen. Roberto Arango has resigned after he was discovered showing his anus on the gay hook-up site, Grindr. Arango initially dismissed the revelation, saying that he was only uploading photos to show off his recent weight loss. IN HIS ANUS. A Puerto Rico lawmaker has resigned following reports that explicit photos of him surfaced on an …

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PUERTO RICO: Chair Of 2004 Dubya Campaign Busted Showing Hole On Grindr

Puerto Rico’s Sen. Roberto Arango, who chaired the local 2004 campaign to reelect George W. Bush, has been found showing his anus (NSFW) on the gay hook-up site Grindr. Arango semi-acknowledges that the pics are of him, but says he was merely taking photos to show off his recent weight loss. IN HIS ANUS. Some images in the below clip, …

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New Blog: Douchebags Of Grindr

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Savage & Choi Cruise Grindr At CPAC

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Manhunt Vs. Grindr?

JMG reader David over at Wicked Gay Blog says he’s been tipped that Manhunt is about to launch a competitor to Grindr called “Assfinder.” SRSLY. Or at least, Assfinder is the working name until the product goes live.

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Funeral Grinding

After yesterday’s posts about gay men supposedly using Grindr at the Pentagon, here’s a short film about another inappropriate location to grind, sent to us by the film’s maker.

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ZOMG! Gay Men Are Grinding At The FRC

In response to today’s silly report from the Washington Examiner (now debunked by Mediate), which claimed that gay men were using Grindr from within the Pentagon, one clever lad took his iPhone around DC and found “pages and pages” of men grinding inside the Family Research Council headquarters. Or certainly within 1000 yards! Which totally proves it, right? NOTE: The …

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Wingnut DC Paper Goes Looking For Grindrs Around Capitol Hill

Reporters from the wingnut Washington Examiner loaded up Grindr on their iPhone and tried to zero in on gay men around Capitol Hill, the White House, and the Pentagon. Unsurprisingly, they found lots of action. Yeas & Nays visited three of Washington’s power centers — Capitol Hill, the White House and the Pentagon — to see if the application is …

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That’s Gay On Grindr

CurrentTV’s Bryan Safi learns about Grindr. NSFW.

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UPDATED: Phoenix Man Stabbed To Death During Grindr Hook-Up With 19 Year-old

UPDATE: Police are saying that despite earlier reports, Grindr was NOT the service used by the killer to meet his victim. Via press release: From the Phoenix Police Dept Press Office: Hello all. Our detectives have learned through this continuing investigation that it was not the “Grinder” IPHONE application that was used by the victim to make contact with the …

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VANCOUVER: 54 Year Old Man Busted For Grindr Hook-Up With Teen

A 54 year-old Vancouver man has been arrested after the mother of a 15 year-old boy called police to report that he and her son had hooked up for sex via Grindr. Bren Tynan, 54, from Vancouver was charged with sexual assault, sexual interference and invitation to sexual touching. Police said the suspect met the victim through geo-social networking app …

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Apple Boots Grindr From iPhone

I’m getting reports that Apple has deleted Grindr from the iPhone app store. According to Wikipedia, the deletion took place at midnight last night. One JMG reader writes: “How in the hell is Grindr ANY different from apps like Loopt Mix, except in that is it targeted toward gay men? Homophobia in the Bay Area? You have got to be …

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