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A judge will allow a man to plead insanity after he allegedly confessed to slaughtering his Grindr date in his basement and then eating parts of his body. The 50-year-old man from Michigan in the US has admitted to fatally stabbing 25-year-old Kevin Bacon on Christmas Eve before slicing his throat and cutting off one

Two men from Dallas, Texas, have pleaded guilty to a hate crime and other charges for using Grindr to target gay men and commit violence robberies. The men who were accused of forcing victims at gunpoint to withdraw money at ATMs pleaded guilty to one count of committing a hate crime under the Matthew Shepard

The largest gay dating app in China, Blued, is set to list be listed on the US stock exchange and could be valued as much as $1 billion. Blued boasts more than 40 million users and it’s suggested could be the largest gay app in the world even surpassing Grindr, which is also owned by

In this smart phone addicted world, looking for love using some of the popular dating apps seems like a perfectly normal method of finding love and romance.  A new study published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, however, looks at the dangers of those who might take this a little too far, letting obsessive use of dating apps like Tinder or Grindr get in the way of social obligations and existing friendships. “It’s not just that they’re using their...

The Fab Five stopped by Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen this week to promote the upcoming season of Queer Eye. During the Q&A segment, a fan called into the clubhouse to inquire about what it was like hanging out with Harry Styles while the guys were filming in Japan. “Harry was absolutely lovely,” answered Bobby Berk. “Super sweet guy, super chill; I mean, who else could you ask for a better karaoke partner?” Then Karamo Brown, whose been all about spilling...

Karamo Brown says Harry Styles was “taught” how to use Grindr when the Queer Eye cast bumped into him in Japan. The show’s culture expert appeared alongside the other members of the Fab Five – Bobby Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness – on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Wednesday (31 July). When asked by a fan about their newfound friendship with the former One Direction star, Bobby responded: “Harry was absolutely lovely, super sweet...

Photos by Hermes Rivera on Unsplash & Grindr / Edited By Devin Randall Grindr’s IPO plan is back in action, as the U.S. has decided to drop its opposition to Grindr being owned by a Chinese gaming company. Currently, Beijing Kunlun Tech owns Grindr. The company slowly bought a majority share of the app before completely buying it later on. Kunlun Tech then planned to take Grindr’s Stock public. But then earlier this year, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the...

Tennessee state Rep. Bill Sanderson — a “family values” Republican — abruptly resigned on Tuesday night after a state political blog accused him of “openly soliciting sex” and sending “sexually explicit messages and pictures to men almost 40 years his junior.” “The Dog and Pony Show,” a local political site by Cari Wade Gervin, claimed to have caught anti-LGBTQ lawmaker on the gay dating and hookup app Grindr. According to Gervin’s newsletter: Since he took office in 2011, Tennessee state Rep....

Well, this is awkward. Earlier this week, Tennessee state Rep. Bill Sanderson announced his immediate resignation from office amid allegations he’s been maintaining a secret Grindr profile. The political blog The Dog and Pony Show accused the 59-year-old lawmaker of soliciting sex with men, some of whom were up to 40 years younger than him, throughout his tenure in office. That wouldn’t be such a big deal except for the fact that, while he was doing so, he also supported nearly ever anti-LGBT...

Tennessee state Rep. Bill Sanderson — a “family values” Republican — abruptly resigned on Tuesday night after a state political blog accused him of “openly soliciting sex” and sending “sexually explicit messages and pictures to men almost 40 years his junior.” “The Dog and Pony Show,” a local political site by Cari Wade Gervin, claimed to have caught anti-LGBTQ lawmaker on the gay dating and hookup app Grindr. According to Gervin’s newsletter: Since he took office in 2011, Tennessee state Rep. Bill...

Cari Wade Gervin — a longtime political reporter who covers Tennessee news, politics and gossip site The Dog and Pony Show — has accused 59-year-old Tennessee state Rep. Bill Sanderson of “openly soliciting sex” and sending “sexually explicit messages and pictures to men almost 40 years his junior” while voting repeatedly in favor of anti-LGBTQ legislation. Sanderson resigned today. He says he’s resigning to run his business, White Squirrel Winery, but Gervin claims that his resignation was partly in response...

Love it or hate it, it’s hard to imagine the gay community today without Grindr. But when you’re in a relationship, isn’t it time to close the app? Or at least… do it if you SAID you’ll do it? Well, that’s no happened in this case.Also See: “I Catfished My Boyfriend On Grindr To See If He’ll Cheat On Me”This all started for this guy on Reddit, a month ago, when he caught his boyfriend on Grindr. Twice. In...

On a stormy afternoon in November, employees at Grindr’s in-house digital magazine, Into, were on edge. They’d just left an emergency staff meeting at the company’s West Hollywood headquarters where they had been told the LGBTQ news outlet was about to publish one of the most explosive stories in its 15-month history. The topic: a Facebook post in which Scott Chen, the president of the gay dating and hookup app, wrote that marriage should be “between a...

FaceApp is one of the most popular apps in the world right now, but privacy advocates are raising concerns about the information that it’s collecting. The app, which was developed by the Russian company Wireless Lab, lets users modify pictures of their faces to make them seem older, younger, as another gender, or hotter. But the data stored in the app isn’t as private as some people could think. The app uses a Facebook login, giving it access to users’ pictures,...

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