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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...

It’s a hard time out there for the queers, dear. Realizing the danger for LGBTQ travelers around the world, networking apps Tinder has launched new features aimed at keeping users safe. Tinder has developed a new Traveler Alert feature. Depending on the geographic location of the user, when the app launches a new advisory screen will appear notifying users that they have entered an area where homosexuality is criminalized, or where the population has a history of hostility toward the community....

Feeling Grindr fatigue? Has Tinder left you swiped out? Are you missing all of OKCupid’s arrows? Take heart in the dating app success stories gay guys recently shared on Reddit. “Took a while but I met my current on Grindr,” one commenter wrote. “We have been together nearly 6 years now. When we met, I was explicit I was taking time away from dating and hookups but was happy for friends. We were official 2 months later.” Or take this...

A new study has made a shocking discovery: men are more likely to hookup using a dating app if the battery on their cellphone is low. Researchers at the Department of Psychology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Canada completed the study, which appeared in the pages of Sexuality & Culture earlier this month. The conclusion: “When individuals are faced with a low phone battery, a sense of urgency may be experienced.” This can “increase risk-taking behaviors to accommodate an impending phone ‘death.'” The...

Stock Photo / Image via PexelsTinder is giving users more options to express themselves in today’s modern dating world. In honor of Pride month and in collaboration with GLAAD, the dating app is giving users more sexual orientation options on its program. Users are no longer limited to choosing one option on the app. They can now select up to three sexual orientations that they identify with. Not only did Tinder make this...
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Lots of parents will do anything for their kids and this mum is no exception. The Monastero twins, who came out as gay together in 2014 in a viral video, asked the help of their mum to find them a new boyfriend. Luke and Adam posted the video on their channel of their mum making profiles for them both and contacting people. Of course she writes “no nudies” in the carefully devised profiles which specify age limits – Luke’s at 45, Adam’s...

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Today this video blog became viral. John Barrowman, a star of “Doctor Who”, “Torchwood” and  TV’s Arrow, shot his daily video blog near the swimming pool. His...

A revealing photo of Britney Spears’ boyfriend is getting everyone’s attention. Shared on Twitter earlier this week, the image shows model Sam Asghari posing for...