1st April 2015
Nick Clegg to join Grindr for election campaign 10
6:31 AM — Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg is reaching out to voters in an unconventional way - through hook-up apps Grindr, Hornet and Scruff.
28th October 2014
Gay violence charity issues warning over hookup murders 1
5:34 PM — A violence charity has warned men using hookup apps to exercise caution, after a spate of killings.
3rd October 2014
Artist projecting Grindr chats with unsuspecting men onto public street 28
4:38 PM — An artist is under fire for projecting his Grindr chats with unsuspecting men onto a wall in a public street.
US: New York health department advertises PrEP on Grindr 3
2:57 PM — New York's health department has launched an advertising campaign to promote HIV-preventative drugs on hookup apps.
24th August 2014
Are hookup apps killing off gay saunas? 17
4:03 PM — Gay saunas across the US are facing an uncertain future, after an upswing in closures following the rise of hookup apps.
19th August 2014
Sam Smith: Stop Grindr, it’s ruining romance 138
6:31 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has attacked hookup apps Grindr and Tinder for "ruining romance".
26th June 2014
Public Health Wales: Rise in syphilis could be linked to dating apps 2
3:34 PM — An increase in cases of syphilis across Wales could be linked to the use of dating websites and mobile phone apps for sex, says Public Health Wales.
17th October 2013
Facebook to host Europe’s first LGBT hackathon
10:58 AM — It's been announced Facebook is to host Europe's first LGBT hackathon next month.
20th September 2013
Grindr to fight against Turkish court ban 1
6:57 PM — Popular gay dating app Grindr, which was banned by a Turkish court last week, is set to fight against the ban and get back online. The company has announced that it is working with Kaos GL, a Turkish gay-rights organisation, and campaigning group All Out to launch a petition to force the Turkish government to rescind the ban.
25th April 2013
US: Attacker used dating apps to rob and rape gay men 4
6:59 PM — Police in the US state of Washington say a man used gay dating phone apps to set up encounters with gay men at remote locations and then robbed them at gunpoint.
11th April 2013
Comment: A brave new world for GMFA 33
12:55 PM — Matthew Hodson, head of programmes at gay men’s health charity GMFA writes for PinkNews.co.uk on how funding cuts poses a challenge to the charity's HIV prevention work.
20th February 2013
Comment: The dark side of gay dating sites 57
3:27 PM — Although gay dating sites provide a useful platform in allowing men to meet each other, Christopher Halton writes for PinkNews of how they can also put some gay men at risk.
23rd February 2012
Grindr goes political on gay issues 18
2:01 PM — The location-aware gay social app Grindr has launched a new movement to raise awareness of gay, bi and trans issues around the world dubbed 'Grindr for Equality'.