Grindr

Sex

Getting Anally Fisted for the First Time Was Unexpectedly Perfect

The idea of getting fisted for the first time was thrilling, nerve-wracking, and entirely sexy.
Remy Black
8.7.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Trans Woman, Our Obsession With Labels Feels Limiting—Not Liberating

I’m trans, HIV positive, and I don’t seek to fit into a single gender binary. But my simple desire to land a date on a dating app is often lost in the terms I'm expected to use.
Juno Roche
6.18.18
VICELAND

Social Media Dos and Donts with Trixie and Bob the Drag Queen

In a full, free episode of the TRIXIE & KATYA SHOW, Season 8 Rupaul's Drag Race winner Bob the Drag Queen joins Trixie Mattel to talk about how to navigate the bizarre world of online dating.
Broadly Staff
3.1.18
Sex

People Share the Dating App Dealbreakers That Make Them Swipe Left

"White people with bindis are [my biggest turn-off]. What more is there to say?"
Mitchell Sunderland
1.17.17
Features

Inside Grindr's Quest to Become the First Global Gay Lifestyle Brand

Though it's best known as a hookup app, Grindr is branching out by forming social justice initiatives and creating tailored user experiences. But while the company's expansion is exciting, privacy concerns loom large, and many wonder how a service that...
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
12.28.16
LGBT

Cleveland Was Bombarded with White Dudes on Grindr During the RNC

According to data from the gay social networking app, the biggest trend during RNC was "the over-representation of white males."
Candace Bryan
7.27.16
Sex

Inside the Tumblr Craze of Gay Men Fucking While Doing Crystal Meth

On Tumblr blogs dedicated to Tina (gay slang for crystal meth), gay men are posting videos of naked dudes fucking and "getting that crystal clear."
Mitchell Sunderland
5.16.16
LGBT

Hating on Femme Men on Gay Dating Apps Makes You Look Like an Idiot

According to a new study, men with anti-femme statements on their Grindr profiles are perceived as less intelligent and relationship-worthy.
Steven Blum
5.12.16
emoji

Kimoji Doesn't Work on Grindr, but Grindr Werks for Kim K

Kim Kardashian's self branded emoji app, Kimoji, is incompatible with Grindr. Can her gay fans live?
Diana Tourjée
12.22.15
Dating

The Girls Who Use Grindr

Straight women are cruising gay male sex apps for hookups, and it's even queerer than it sounds.
Callie Beusman And Mitchell Sunderland
10.22.15
LGBTQ

We Talked to Gay Men on Grindr Who Are Visiting New York to See the Pope

Pope Francis has been hailed for his progressive stance on LGBT acceptance, but we wanted to find out if he passed the ultimate test: Grindr.
Eric Eidelstein
9.26.15