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Grindr notifications take over Eurovision app demo

Eurovision co-host Petra Mede is apparently one of the few people in the world outside North Korea to have never heard the Grindr notification. Her merchandising spiel for the Eurovision app came under attack during the semi-finals from the well know ‘brooop’. Petra borrowed a phone from a seemingly reluctant audience member to demonstrate the …

Manuel Guerrero is in jail in Qatar after he fell victim to a police Grindr sting

Gay man detained in Qatar after Grindr sting denied bail

A British-Mexican gay man in Qatar jailed after falling victim to a police-led Grindr sting has been denied HIV medication, his family report. Qatar Airways staffer Manuel Guerrero, 44, has been in jail in Qatar since February 4 after police lured him via Grindr and arrested him. Manuel’s brother Enrique said he replied to the …

Kyle and Jackie O Show segment on Grindr fiance

Man finds sister’s fiancé on Grindr, confronts her on radio

A bride-to-be was left in tears on national radio when her stepbrother called into the Kyle and Jackie O Show to inform her he’d seen her fiancé’s photo on Grindr. The 25-year-old gay man, Ryan, rang into the Sydney shock jocks Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O for their wedding-themed segment “Final Objection”. In the excruciatingly …

Grindr Unwrapped data reveals Australia has lots of sides, daddies and femme tops

Grindr wants to introduce an AI ‘wingman’ to app

Grindr’s CEO has spoken about the gay app’s plans to introduce an AI-powered “wingman” to help its users up their hookup game. In an announcement before Christmas, Grindr said the company had partnered with an AI company Ex-Human “to fuel the app company’s in-house artificial intelligence capabilities and enhance the experience of its users.” The …

Brisbane renter chaffeured landlord to his Grindr dates in a Mercedes

Brisbane renter drove landlord to Grindr dates in his Mercedes

A female UK expat who once lived with a wealthy live-in Brisbane landlord says she was insured on his Mercedes so she could chaffeur him to his Grindr dates. This week the Daily Mail asked a bunch of Brits for their weirdest and wildest rental stories. One British woman, named Rebecca, told the outlet about …

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From the Archive: Grindr fails keep on coming

Grindr fails keep on coming, despite no doubt, the best intentions of users. But, people are people, with a range of frailties, and how lucky is that? Otherwise, we’d have nothing to laugh about. First published September 2, 2019, by Destiny Rogers. Update by Destiny Rogers December 31, 2023. Scroll down for the screen grabs …

Grindr Unwrapped data reveals Australia has lots of sides, daddies and femme tops

Grindr says Australia has lots of daddies and femme tops

Grindr says Australia is among the countries in the world with the highest percentage of its users who are daddies, femme tops and “sides”. The gay app has officially unveiled Grindr Unwrapped, its version of Spotify’s popular Wrapped end-of-year recaps. The company has shared a whole lot of anonymous user data from 2023, including some …

Queensland couple had Grindr number plate for years

Couple had ‘GRINDR’ number plate for years before discovering app

A tradie whose wife gifted him the personalised “GRINDR” registration plate years before they discovered the gay hookup app has now put it up for sale. In a hilarious interview on The Project, the couple said their car always attracted a mysterious amount of attention but they could never figure out why. Chris Herbing explained …

British man catfished on Grindr in the middle of the outback

Man shares chaotic Grindr catfish saga in middle of the outback

A British backpacker has shared the bizarre story of being catfished on Grindr while working in the middle of the Australian outback. The 26-year-old gay man, Olly (above), came to Australia from the UK on a working holiday. He took a job at a remote outback resort in the Northern Territory, six hours out of …

RuPaul's Drag Race Yvie Oddly and her husband Doug

Drag Race’s Yvie Oddly marries ‘some guy I met on Grindr’

RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Yvie Oddly has announced he’s tied the knot. Yvie, who uses he/she/they pronouns, posted the news to Instagram. The performer and his spouse Doug both said “I do” during a New York courthouse ceremony. Yvie posted several photos and video footage of the moment on Instagram. “Last week I got married …

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