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Will Grindr shut down following a rise in illegal drug use?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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A health advocate wants the Australian government to shut down sites like Grindr until they acknowledge the drug deals they help facilitate. ...

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Man charged with murder after deadly Grindr date

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Fernando Rosales has been charged with second-degree murder.
A 23-year-old Army Sergeant has been charged with second-degree murder after allegedly stabbing a man he met on Grindr. ...

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Trial begins for man accused of raping teen

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
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“It didn’t feel real. I didn’t understand what happened. It was overwhelming.” ...

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N.D. GOP lawmaker who was outed after sending graphic photo on Grindr won’t resign

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Randy Boehning
A North Dakota lawmaker who sent a graphic photo of himself to another user of a gay hook-up site says he has no intention of leaving the Legislature. ...

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Mom: Pastor outed on Grindr told her 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
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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
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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
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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 ...

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

Saturday, January 24, 2015
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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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