Gay dating app Grindr to drop ethnicity filter


Grindr’s move to drop an ethnicity filter from the app’s next version comes as the internet is flooded with expressions of support for protests calling for an end to systemic racism in the US. – AFP pic, June 3, 2020.

GRINDR plans to remove an ethnicity filter from the next version of its gay dating app in a show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

The company said the change, which critics have long called for in the spirit of the platform being neutral when it comes to race, was prompted by feedback from users.


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