Before our smart phones took over and we started swiping right for Mr Right, meeting gay men was as difficult as finding that lone size ‘M’ shirt at Zara (you’ll never find one — forever being shunted between an S that’s too tight, or an L that droops off your shoulders like Drake at the VMAs). It required a trip to gay bar nights or connecting via dubious chat rooms on now-forgotten chat portals (RIP Yahoo!). But, ding ding ding, technology has now allowed us to come together and spread our glorious wings (and sometimes, even our legs) wide.
The gay dating app is thus, every homosexual man’s paradise: a one-way ticket to companionship (both in and out of bed), all from the confines of your smart phone. While there might be multiple dating apps that let you find your potential soul mate based on your picks and your preferences (and sometimes, even fetishes), we’ll review the four horsemen of the gay dating apocalypse.
Let's start with Grindr...
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