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Mom: Pastor outed on Grindr told her suicidal gay son he was going to hell

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Jennifer and Tyler Kish
A parent has come forward with new accusations against the anti-gay pastor who was outed on Grindr, and says the pastor told her suicidal gay son he might as well commit suicide. [...]

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Anti-LGBT pastor resigns after Grindr photos, hook-up conversations exposed

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Rev. Matthew Makela resigned as pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church just one day before Queerty posted screenshots and text messages of sexually explicit conversations between the pastor and other men. [...]

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N.D. lawmaker who voted against LGBT protections admits he’s gay after being caught on Grindr

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Randy Boehning
Randy Boehning defended sending a graphic photo of himself to another user on Grindr, because he's gay and "that's what gay guys do." [...]

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Georgia school superintendent confirms he’s gay after local media outs him for using Grindr

Sunday, March 22, 2015
A Georgia school superintendent has confirmed he is gay after reports surfaced in local media that he had used the gay hook-up app Grindr. [...]

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The isolated lives of North Dakota’s gay oil field workers

Monday, February 2, 2015
My one and only liaison in the oil fields of western North Dakota was with a 23-year-old truck driver. Like most such encounters in the oil patch, ours originated on Grindr. He sent me a photo ... a few hours later, he was in my room at the Super 8. [...]

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Federal government spends $432K studying effects of gay hook-up apps

Saturday, January 24, 2015
The federal government has spent nearly half a million dollars studying gay hookup apps to determine whether they increase the likelihood that gay men will engage in risky sexual behavior. [...]

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

Sunday, September 28, 2014
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 [...]

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Arrest made in robbery, rape of tourist who met his attacker on Grindr

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
PHILADELPHIA -- An arrest has been made in an April attack on a Canadian tourist who says he was held at gunpoint and raped in his hotel room by a man he met using the gay hook-up app Grindr. Police arrested 26-year-old Douglass Casey and set bail at $1 million. [...]

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Police say murdered Philadelphia man met his killer on Grindr

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Dino Dizdarevic
CHESTER, Pa. -- Police are investigating the murder of a Philadelphia man they say met his killer using the gay hook-up app Grindr. Dino Dizdarevic, a 25-year-old chemical engineer, was found by a passerby at the bottom of a fire escape in an overgrown lot in Chester, Pa. Police say [...]

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Ex-gay, ‘Christian Post’ blogger Matt Moore can’t resist Grindr

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Matt Moore, a blogger at the Christian Post who has written extensively about his experiences with homosexuality and his ultimate decision to leave that “lifestyle,” has been spotted on the gay hook-up site Grindr. [...]

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