15th February 2015
PM kisses drag queens, and 6 other stories you might have missed
8:19 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
11th February 2015
Madonna joins Grindr to chat to fans 27
11:51 AM — Madonna is set to join gay hookup app Grindr... to chat to a few lucky fans.
30th January 2015
Grindr users complain that ads auto-dial £1 a second scam phone numbers 7
5:31 PM — A number of users have complained that third-party adverts on Grindr were automatically dialling scam premium rate numbers costing as much as £1 a second.
6th January 2015
The Simpsons dubs Grindr one of ‘humanity’s achievements’ 3
10:53 AM — Popular cartoon series The Simpsons has named gay dating app Grindr alongside other important achievements of humanity.
5th January 2015
Grindr is ‘fuelling’ spread of STIs, charity warns 23
5:30 PM — A charity has warned that hookup apps including Tinder and Grindr are fuelling a boom in sexually transmitted infections.
10th December 2014
Grindr users name Hillary Clinton ‘Ally of the Year’ 8
7:42 PM — Users of gay hookup app Grindr have voted Hillary Clinton 'Ally of the Year'.
4th November 2014
China: Gay dating app secures $30 million funding from investors 4
2:15 PM — Investors have flocked to a hugely popular "hook-up" app for gay men in China, which currently has triple the amount of users compared to Grindr.
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.
26th October 2014
UKIP rescued by a Polish man, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:20 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
24th October 2014
Grindr users want to vote for Hillary, but hook up with JFK 5
8:26 PM — A majority of Grindr users would vote for Hillary Clinton if she runs for President - but users overwhelmingly agree John F Kennedy was the hottest President.
23rd October 2014
Video released of cattle-prod wielding attackers of Londoner they met on Grindr 7
2:09 PM — Police have issued new CCTV foota of two men they seek to identify, after a man was assaulted and robbed in his home by two men, one of who he met on Grindr.
Police: Man burgled by cattle prod-wielding assailants he met on Grindr 10
10:13 AM — Police have issued CCTV images of two men they seek to identify, after a man was assaulted and robbed in his home by two men, one of who he met on Grindr.
6th October 2014
Artist who publicly projected Grindr chats ends exhibition after complaints and protest 25
4:58 PM — An artist in Germany who projected images of Grindr chats with real, unsuspecting users, has closed the exhibition early, following complaints and a demonstration of nearly 200 people.
4th October 2014
Artist defends projecting Grindr chats from unsuspecting men into public streets 7
6:49 PM — An artist has rejected criticism of a stunt in which he projected his flirty Grindr chats with unsuspecting men onto a wall in a public street.
Queen’s staff bringing home men from Grindr could pose ‘security risk’ 34
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.
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.
Grindr and Hornet disable ads which auto-redirected to William Hill
12:59 PM — Gay social apps Grindr and Hornet have confirmed that they have disabled ads which were redirecting users to gambling and gaming apps, including William Hill.
2nd October 2014
Victim of alleged gay porn star killer’s personal life discussed in court 7
3:49 PM — The case of a Chinese student allegedly killed by Canadian former porn actor Luka Magnotta has been continuing in court.
1st October 2014
Why are Grindr and Hornet users being auto-redirected to William Hill? 3
12:07 PM — Gay apps like Grindr and Hornet have been criticised by users for auto-redirecting to the William Hill app in the iTunes app store.