22nd August 2014
Tipster alerts Grindr users of location-based security breach 11
10:17 PM — Hackers are claiming they can pinpoint the exact locations of Grindr users, right down to what room they are in.
21st August 2014
Film Review: The Inbetweeners Movie 2 sees the boys get Grindr
12:15 PM — The film's lewd tone is set from the start, when we see the hapless Neil tell his friends all about his favourite new app that's helped him find loads of new friends: Grindr.
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".
17th August 2014
The 7 LGBT news stories you might have missed this week
6:40 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
14th August 2014
Men who posed as teens on Grindr to blackmail gays facing jail 10
6:47 PM — Two men who posed as teenagers on Grindr in order to blackmail gay men will face prison, warned a judge.
13th August 2014
Out Liverpool councillor discovers impersonator offering sex for cash on Grindr 4
12:03 PM — An out Liverpool councillor has discovered that someone is impersonating him on Grindr to offer sex for cash.
7th August 2014
New app helps you reject requests for naked photos 9
4:12 PM — A new app has been launched that helps users reject people asking for naked photos.
20th July 2014
US: Suspect wanted over Seattle gay murders arrested in New Jersey 5
11:36 AM — A man who is wanted in connection with the murder of two gay men in Seattle has finally been arrested in New Jersey.
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.
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.
13th June 2014
Study finds dating app users are more likely to contract STIs 5
4:06 PM — A study has found users of gay dating apps have an increased chance of contracting STIs.
4th June 2014
Met Police warned gay officers about using Grindr, ex-detective claims 37
12:38 PM — A former detective has told a tribunal that the Metropolitan Police Service warned him against using gay dating app Grindr.
12th May 2014
US: Judge quits after ‘invasive’ reports reveal his gay hookup app profile 16
9:35 PM — A Florida judge who struck down a ban on same-sex adoption has resigned from his post, following reports that he used gay hookup app Manhunt.
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
Chemsex and gay men: Has the issue been overblown? 23
12:35 PM — PinkNews interviews David Stuart, substance use lead at London’s 56 Dean Street sexual health clinic, on whether chemsex could be increasing HIV transmission among gay and bisexual men.
1st April 2014
Irish politician uses Grindr to advertise European Parliament campaign 2
3:24 PM — An Irish politician has used popular dating app Grindr as part of her advertising campaign.
6th March 2014
Dutch politicians canvas for votes on Grindr 3
7:02 PM — Two local politicians in Amsterdam are looking for votes on gay dating app, Grindr.