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While those polled reported greater risk of unprotected sex, they also had greater odds of getting tested for HIV and more engagement with sexual health services. Fuck off to Tinder. I agree with the above replies. So there is some evidence that youth are getting lots more out of these apps than just sexual relationships.
These features might be appealing to gay and bisexual Study: Gay and Bi Teens Use Grindr to Find Friends boys who are not as open about their sexual identity, who have a smaller pool of potential partners compared to their heterosexual peers and who are navigating dating and sex with same-gender partners for the first time.
I guess the taunts bothered me more and more the older I got," he told Mic. In the study, sexually experienced gay and bisexual adolescent boys ages 14 to 17, who were recruited from Facebook and Instagram, completed online survey questions assessing their use of apps to meet partners for dating and sex, as well as their sexual behavior and HIV risk.
While it might seem strange for a heterosexual woman to use one of the largest gay dating apps out there, Elizabeth is not alone. Grindr services are only available for adults.
All Rights Reserved. The study highlights just how little parents, educators, and health care providers know about how teens spend their time on apps and online technology that is constantly changing. Gay men reveal the fetishes they don't want others to know about.
Not to mention the legal implications of sending nudes while underage, or having sex with someone over the age of These features might be appealing to gay and bisexual adolescent boys who are not as open about their sexual identity, who have a smaller pool of potential partners compared to their heterosexual peers, and who are navigating dating and sex with same-gender partners for the first time.
Grindr responded to the story by telling the Tribune that they did not condone the improper use of their service by underage individuals.