Grindr

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
8.8.18
Culture

'cruising pavilion' shows how public gay sex has shaped architecture

The Venice Architecture Biennale exhibit explores the taboo history of cruising, from 18th-century taverns to apps like Grindr.
Andrew Pasquier
6.26.18
love week

as a queer black male, i'm tired of being fetishized on grindr

What are the border lines between attraction and fetishization?
André-Naquian Wheeler
5.31.18
News

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

You'll be surprised by the result.
Jack Sunnucks
5.22.18
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 piece

this lgbtq facebook group is attacking grindr racism (and me)

Why Grindr Aesthetics is both a positive and negative addition to the LGBTQ community.
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.10.18
Think Pieces

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

In a radical move, the famous queer-specific dating app has become more inclusive by offering cis, trans, and other options to its users.
Jake Hall
12.7.17
Music

lcd soundsystem's gavin russom on coming out as a trans woman

The legendary dance-punk band's resident synth master is going on tour as her true self next week.
Hannah Ongley
7.6.17
Music

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
Culture

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

The Berlin-based photographer traveled through gay communities all over the world in the wake of the Orlando shooting (and prior to the U.S. Presidential Election).
Hannah Ongley
12.20.16
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
11.11.16
News

grindr launches a fashion line

The gay dating app's 29-piece menswear collection will help fight discrimination against LGBTQ athletes.
Hannah Ongley
8.11.16