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

Sunday, September 28, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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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