HIV-positive men share the rude dating app messages they’ve received

Sample: "Only into neg guys. Sorry. :(" Derek de Koff

On top of the unstoppered flow of nasty anonymous comments you’ll find beneath blog and social media posts, the messages one receives on dating apps like Scruff and Grindr can be further evidence that humanity is doomed to succumb to its own hatred and ineptitude any minute now.

In this video produced by FS magazine, HIV-positive men read real — and real demeaning — messages they’re received on dating apps over the years. And it’s not pretty.

While we imagine most of these artlessly vindictive messages were attached to grainy snapshots of eerily disembodied chests, the men in the video even venture to show their faces. Fancy that.

Watch the video below:

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