Topics :: social networking

Petition Started to Demand Facebook Drop Name Change Policy

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 19, 2014
In the battle to allow drag queens and transgender individuals to continue using their Facebook profile under their stage name or chosen name, a Seattle drag performer has founded a petition on Change.org.

Sex Fit Gadget Tracks "Ins and Outs" of Your Sexual Stamina

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Aug 29, 2014
In the vein (pun intended) of fitness tracker gadgets like FitBit and Jawbone comes SexFit, a vibrating cock ring made by the UK-based company Bondara that increases pleasure while tracking thrusts per minute and calories burned.

Seattle Suspect May Have Targeted Victims on Grindr or Jack’d

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 3, 2014
Ali Muhammad Brown, a suspect in the murders of two gay men in Seattle on June 5, may have met his victims on a social networking app like Grindr, reports KIRO TV today.

Grnd Her? Wing Ma’am App Brings Social Networking to Lesbians

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 23, 2013
Watch out, Grindr! Lesbians can now connect for sex, friendship and fun with the new app Wing Ma’am.

New York City Lawmakers Hail Meningitis Bill

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 5, 2013
New York City lawmakers have passed legislation that would allow pharmacists to administer meningitis vaccines, to curb the deadly outbreak of the virus among gay men.

Using Social Media to Prevent HIV Transmission

By Sylvia Rodemeyer | Thursday Nov 15, 2012
Social media has ushered in new ways to communicate with at-risk groups and prevent the transmission of HIV.

At Home in Thailand: OutThai.com Joins Gay People of Thailand with USA

Friday Mar 9, 2012
Interactive Marketing Group of America, together with their partners in Thailand announced the launch of OutThai.com - a new social network for gay people of Thailand and their supporters in the United States.

Manhunt Puts Up Steamy Billboard in Times Square

By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Dec 31, 2011
Gay dating website, Manhunt, recently put up a sexy billboard in Times Square, which could be seen by millions as people gather for New York City’s famous New Year’s Eve celebration.

Puerto Rico Abuzz as Explicit Pics Hit Gay Sites

Sunday Aug 28, 2011
Explicit pictures that surfaced this week of a man who many have speculated is a local senator have led to calls that he resign if the allegations can be proved.

IGLTA Tripping Network Gives LGBT Travelers an Easy Way to Connect

Sunday May 15, 2011
Tripping, a social travel site with members in more than 100 countries, announced the launch of the IGLTA Tripping Network, a platform that allows LGBT travelers to connect with each other for conversation, shared cups of coffee and even home stays.