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Gosnells attack confirmed as involving gay dating app Scruff

Gosnells attack confirmed as involving gay dating app Scruff

Last week Perth police arrested a 26-year old man in relation to violent assaults in Gosnells. Whether the assaults were directly related to the LGBTIQ+ community was not clear as the police described the assaults as using a “messaging app”. When approached by OUTinPerth police denied the incidents involved Grindr, but said it was policy […]

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Dating app Scruff bans images of underwear and swimwear

Popular gay dating app Scruff has banned users from uploading profile images that show them wearing underwear or swimwear. The move to more conservative images comes after the app was banned from being sold in the Google Play store because of the types of images found amongst its users. CEO Eric Silverberg posted to the […]

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Study finds gay youth are using hook-up apps

Study finds gay youth are using hook-up apps

A new study has revealed that many teenager boys who are gay or bisexual use hookup apps including Grindr and Scruff to make connections with their surrounding LGBTI community and meet other queer people. The study is one of the first to look into teenagers use of mobile dating apps and is published in the┬áJournal […]

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