Tag Archives: Grindr

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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Apple Yanks 5000+ iPhone Sex Apps

If you like to use your iPhone for sexy time, there’s probably no longer an app for that. Apple has apparently initiated a crusade against “overtly sexual content,” removing adult-themed iPhone and iPod touch applications from its App Store following fervent customer-complaints about adult content in many of the apps. In fact, app developers too have been complaining that the …

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Christians Discover Grindr

BeliefNet columnist Rod Dreher has read the Daily Beast article about Grindr that I mentioned here two weeks ago. Dreher finds the entire concept “dehumanizing,” something a few gay men might agree with, but then he rolls out the usual “Won’t somebody please think about the children?” There’s no point in arguing whether we should or shouldn’t have the Internet, …

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The Daily Beast On Grindr

According to a Daily Beast article on Grindr, the iPhone’s where-is-the-closest-fuckable-guy app, its creator is rather coy about its intended use. For a product that’s been on the market for under a year, the number of urban legends surrounding Grindr is impressive. “Did you hear about that lawyer who was at his desk and found someone two feet away who …

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