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How dating app helps gay community speak out on discrimation

Grindr, the primarily gay and bisexual dating application, has changed the gay, bisexual and queer community in the Middle East and North Africa and is now being used as a resource.

For almost a decade, the dating application Grindr has connected gay, bisexual and queer men throughout the Middle East. Its reach has attracted nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that are now using the application to collect and dispense information to an often marginalized community.

On Oct. 2, MOSAIC, a Lebanese NGO focused on combating transphobia and homophobia, published a report titled “The Regional Livelihood of GBTQ Using Grindr.”

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