Grindr

News

grindr's new campaign addresses its discrimination problem

The app also introduced new guidelines that ban discriminatory statements in user profiles.
Mitch Parker
5 days ago
Opinion

grindr has a new app to address discrimination

Grindr’s upcoming rebrand to ‘Kindr’ says “It’s time to play nice” -- but what can an app do to solve the epidemic of discrimination among gay men?
Yusuf Tamanna
8.9.18
News

teens use grindr in a much different way than adults, a study finds

You'll be surprised by the result.
Jack Sunnucks
5.23.18
Culture

the complicated politics of the twink

If we really have entered the Age of the Twink, we need to understand the pain the twink body has endured and the pain it helps to perpetuate.
Brian O'Flynn
5.16.18
Think Pieces

so, grindr has opened its doors to all – what does that mean?

In a radical move, the famously queer dating app is offering cis, trans and other options to its users.
Jake Hall
12.8.17
News

exclusive: mykki blanco discusses gender politics and being hiv-positive in new grindr series

In “Chi Sessions,” Mykki Blanco, Cakes Da Killa, and Young Assata discuss the complexities of being LGBTQ in America today.
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.23.17
Photography

matt lambert explores safe spaces for grindr's first photo book

At his launch event in Berlin we sat down with the photographer to talk about the importance of digital and IRL communities, Grindr and misconceptions surrounding casual intimacy.
Alexandra Bondi de Antoni
12.21.16
Think Pieces

how a gay hookup app became a force for fashion and social change

When (and why) did Grindr go from anonymous chiseled ab selfies to live streamed runway shows and voting initiatives?
Daniel Reynolds
11.12.16
Think Pieces

the death of spontaneity in the gay community

Are apps like Grindr commodifying sex into something transactional and destroying the thrill of instinct that physical queer spaces thrive off?
Amrou Al-Kadhi
10.3.16
News

grindr launches a fashion line

The gay dating app's 29-piece menswear collection will help fight discrimination against LGBTQ athletes.
Hannah Ongley
8.12.16
Arts

taking photos of tinder date’s bedrooms

Photographer George Downing is redefining intimacy with glimpse into the bedrooms of the boys he met on the dating app.
Ellen Rule
2.23.16
Sex

wanna cyber? a look at sex online in 2016

Sex in the digital world has come a long way from talking dirty in chat rooms. i-D asks how it improves, and hinders our IRL experience.
Paul Gregoire
1.18.16