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    8 Safety Tips for Hooking Up Online

    Hooking-up and safety have been a constant nag of mine since the Jussie Smollett debacle because hooking up has become a way of life. In the new age of technology and hook-up apps, I've noticed that our safety is not even part of the equation most of the times....
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    How to Score a Date After a Hook Up

    Meeting online via a hook-up app has become extremely commonplace, but many of us still get confused when we meet someone online who we end up liking. Some of us do not know how to appropriately switch from hook-up to date. When it comes to dating especially meeting guys...
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    Grindr is Going Public

    Grindr, billed as the world’s largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people, is going public. The news comes after Grindr’s parent company, China-based Kunlun Group, unanimously approved the move. In January 2016 Kunlun bought a 61.5% percent stake in Grindr for $93M and then in...
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    Stalkers Beware of Jack’d 4.0

    Safety and privacy have always been concerns of mine when using hook up apps like Grindr, Scruff, and Jack’d. I have personally witnessed guys taking screenshots of profiles to either save or share with other guys to compare notes. Once it happened to me, I was frustrated that guys...
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    Closeted Discrimination Within the Gay Community

    Discrimination and racism have become a hot topic nowadays and especially within the gay community. Every day when I log into Facebook, I see another comment, question or statement acknowledging the fact that racism exists within our community. I applaud anyone who stands up for what is right. Although,...
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    Stop Texting Him And Start Calling

    Texting is no longer a trend but a way of life. Lately, I have been chatting with several friends who each say they are interested in a guy but they have arrived in the land of confusion because all they do is text one another. One of those friends...
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    Jack’d Leads Change with #ChangeTheGame Campaign

    Earlier this year we interviewed the executives at the gay app Jack’d who candidly discussed their intentions to lead conversations within the gay community to combat negativity, racism, and sexism. “We have a responsibility to represent their interests, and are fully committed to addressing racism within the...
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    The Irreversible Impacts Of Grindr

    We all know it, almost all of us have used it, and so few of us actually love it. I am talking about Grindr, the gay app used primarily for finding hook ups that has been a source of turmoil in many of our lives since its initial release...
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    Jack’d, Endorses #BlackLivesMatter Activist DeRay Mckesson

    Jack’d is announcing its support of DeRay Mckesson, a prominent #BlackLivesMatter activist who is openly gay, in his bid for Baltimore Mayor. As part of the app’s “Change the Game” initiative, focused on facilitating conversations about LGBTQ progress and inclusion, Jack’d is pledging the maximum campaign contribution allowed, $6000.00,...
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    Jack’d Candidly Discusses The Need for Inclusion

    Social (hook-up) apps are ingrained in the gay community and are now a part of our culture. These apps have replaced old-fashioned communication and the way we hook-up. I can remember the days when we would go to a bar (talk face-to-face) or go to a sex-club to meet...
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    Why Ghosting Is Not the Latest Epidemic

    In a recent commentary by Samuel C. Spitale in the Advocate he tackles the notion of “Gay Ghosting” and whether it’s an epidemic? If you’re not familiar with the term “ghosting” it’s when a person you’ve met either in-person or on-line suddenly disappears with no rhyme or reason. Personally...
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    Why Gay Men Should Stop Dating Imaginary Men

    Stop Playing Boy Games! If you sign up with a seedy dating website ( I know from experience ) then you will notice an unusually high population of ready and willing guys. The sudden and inexplicable appearance of all these cyber-hotties who seem oddly fascinated by your unfinished profile...
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    Why I Deleted My Grindr Account

    When a friend is in need it’s important to do whatever you can to help because one day it may be you looking for support. Today was that day for me. A very close friend phoned and by the sound in his voice I knew this was no ordinary...
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