16th November 2014
OKCupid begins rolling out new sexuality and gender options 21
4:00 PM — Dating website OKCupid has started testing a broader list of sexualities and genders, allowing people a raft of new identity choices.
27th October 2014
Taylor Swift praises fan who promoted her album on Grindr 2
3:05 PM — Taylor Swift has responded to a fan who took to a hookup app to tell people to download her new album.
25th October 2014
Sinead O’Connor: I want to date women again, it isn’t working with men 16
6:27 PM — Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has revealed that she is now looking to date women - because it "ain't really working out" with men.
22nd October 2014
Gay MP Chris Bryant: Public wouldn’t have sacked me over Gaydar photos 10
1:28 PM — Labour MP for the Rhondda Chris Bryant has backed the MP Recall bill, and says his constituents would not have removed him when tabloids published photos from his gay dating profile.
4th October 2014
Queen’s staff bringing home men from Grindr could pose ‘security risk’ 31
2:34 PM — A huge number of the Queen's staff are inviting people they meet on hookup apps back to royal residences, it has been warned.
12th September 2014
Ian Thorpe denies he is dating Ricky Martin 4
12:26 PM — Ian Thorpe has denied rumours that he is dating singer Ricky Martin.
7th September 2014
Chicago named world’s top travel destination for closeted men 4
7:26 PM — Chicago is the top travel destination for men who are in the closet, a survey has found.
5th September 2014
US: San Diego judge bans man from using Grindr 5
5:01 PM — A judge has banned a man from using Grindr, because he is accused of intentionally spreading HIV.
19th August 2014
Sam Smith: Stop Grindr, it’s ruining romance 134
6:31 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has attacked hookup apps Grindr and Tinder for "ruining romance".
9th July 2014
UK: Men appear in court over Grindr blackmail charges
11:20 AM — Two men have appeared in court, accused of blackmailing users of the gay hookup app Grindr.
1st May 2014
Tom Daley’s boyfriend Dustin Lance Black: People have been supportive after sex pic leak 10
9:11 PM — Tom Daley's boyfriend Dustin Lance Black has said he is glad he finally addressed the leak of pictures of him engaging in sex acts.
21st April 2014
Exclusive: Grindr removes advert from Christian group GodLife 12
7:04 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Grindr has confirmed it will remove an advert from a Christian group, which had been appearing to users of the gay dating app.
Christian group advertises on Grindr, denies trying to ‘change’ gays 29
2:33 PM — A Christian group that is running a large-scale advertising campaign on Grindr says it isn't trying to save people from homosexuality.
12th April 2014
US: Police identify suspect in ‘Grindr rape and robbery’ case 10
8:49 PM — Police have released a photo of a man suspected of holding at gunpoint, sexually assaulting and robbing a man he met on Grindr.
11th April 2014
US: Man held at gunpoint, robbed and raped during Grindr hookup 24
8:57 PM — A 34-year-old Canadian was robbed, held at gunpoint and raped by a man he had arranged to meet on Grindr.
7th April 2014
Exclusive: Match.com asks bisexuals to pay DOUBLE to search for both men and women 21
11:02 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Dating website Match.com has asked bisexual customers to pay for two separate subscriptions if they want to be able search for both men and women.
11th February 2014
Gay dating app users warned to ensure sexual partners are above the age of consent 26
5:14 PM — Users of geosocial dating apps such as Grindr have been warned by the National Crime Agency (NCA) to ensure that sexual partners are above the age of consent.
9th January 2014
Privacy groups fear ‘serious threat’ from facial recognition app which could out gay subjects 12
4:21 PM — Privacy groups have expressed concern at a new facial recognition app as it could lead to LGBT subjects having information from multiple platforms linked against their wishes.
18th October 2013
Are you in an online relationship? Would you be interested in appearing on MTV to tell your story?
5:39 PM — Are you currently using a fake profile to get to know someone you have a crush on? Catfish has landed in the UK! It's now time for the Brits to tell their story of an online romance.
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.