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In many countries, hook-up apps expose gay men to blackmail, arrest, violence

| Sunday, September 28, 2014
High-tech gay dating apps and social media services have enabled countless men to expand their circles of friends and partners in settings that are hostile to any overt trace of homosexuality. Yet the same technology that they gratefully embrace exposes them to the risks of blackmail, arrest and violence.
For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing or a curse. High-tech dating apps and social media have enabled countless men to expand their circles of friends and lovers in settings that are hostile to any overt trace of homosexuality. Yet the same technology that they gratefully embrace can expose...

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Gay bathhouses nationwide facing uncertain future

| Saturday, August 23, 2014
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LOS ANGELES -- Gay bathhouses that once remained in the shadows to stay in business are now seeking attention to keep their doors open. Some are doing aggressive online advertising and community outreach. Others tout their upscale amenities like plush towels and marble baths. A bathhouse in Ohio has even added hotel rooms and a nightclub.

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New app turns iPhone device into ‘gaydar beacon’

| Friday, July 2, 2010
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Wouldn't it be great if there was some kind of "gaydar detector" that would tell you if someone was gay or not? Guess what, there's an app for that! "Bandana - The Gaydar App" is new for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

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eHarmony settles suit, will make website more welcoming to gays

| Wednesday, January 27, 2010
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eHarmony.com agreed Tuesday to pay $500,000 and make its website more gay friendly to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by gays in California nearly three years ago.

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