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on April 24, 2012

Grindr: Welcome to the World’s Biggest, Scariest Gay Bar

Grindr, the popular “geosocial networking” iPhone app for gay men, has more than a million users in 180 countries, including Iraq, Iran, and Haiti. It’s been called a “revolutionary dating tool”—and also “the scariest gay bar on earth that is all over the earth.” From his virtual bar stool, author Matt Kapp decodes the lingua franca of smart-phone-assisted gay dating and wonders whether Grindr can translate into hetero.
 
http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2011/05/grindr-201105
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