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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.

Judge Judy ’Gags’ At Grindr Case

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
It finally happened - Judge Judith Sheindlin heard a case involving Grindr.

Grindr Users 40 Percent More Likely to Get Gonorrhea

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
A new study that has found a significant correlation between smartphone hook-up apps like Grindr and higher risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease.

Philly Man Arrested in Grindr Rape, Robbery Case

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
A man was arrested Monday in connection to the rape and robbery of a Canadian man who met his attacker via Grindr during an April visit to Philadelphia.

Philly Man Allegedly Beaten to Death After Using Grindr

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday May 6, 2014
Philadelphia police say a gay man was beaten to death after meeting someone on the popular gay hookup app Grindr, Philadelphia’s ABC-affiliate station WPVI reports.

Del. Deputy AG Charged with Rape of Teen He Met on Grindr

By Jason St. Amand | Monday May 5, 2014
Police accused Delaware’s deputy attorney general Friday of raping a teen boy he met on the gay hookup app Grindr.

Christian Group Denies Ad Trying to Change Gays Via Grindr

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Apr 21, 2014
A Christian group that’s running a large-scale ad campaign on Grindr to save LGBTs from their sinful lifestyle now denies its intentions.

Suspect Identified in Alleged Gay Dating App Rape & Robbery

By EDGE | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Philadelphia police are asking the public’s help in finding a man they identified who allegedly raped, beat and robbed a Canadian tourist he met on popular gar dating app Grindr, Wednesday

Canadian Man Raped and Robbed by Grindr Hook Up in Philadelphia

By EDGE | Friday Apr 11, 2014
A Canadian man visiting Philadelphia got more than he expected when he logged onto Grinder, Wednesday. The expected tryst turned into a harrowing experience that included a sexual assault at gunpoint and $3,000 in theft.

On Grindr: Closeted Discrimination Within the Gay Community

By Michael Bennett | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
The first thing I vividly remember about joining the gay community was a series of messages on Grindr - a virtual world of avatars, most of which strive to project that they possess the qualities of the ideal, desirable gay man.