#Kindr Grindr: Gay matchmaking app releases anti-racism campaign

By Michael BaggsNewsbeat reporter

If you’re a black or Asian user of homosexual dating software Grindr, this may be’s feasible you’ve experienced racism while using they.

Some people on the app have said they have encounter whatever feel were discriminatory comments on different pages – things like “no blacks with no Asians”.

Other people say they will have experienced racist feedback in discussion with people when they’ve declined their advances.

Today Grindr has had a stay against discrimination on the platform and claims no user is actually eligible for rip another straight down for “being who they are”.

It’s founded the #KindrGrindr strategy to improve awareness of racism and discrimination and improve inclusivity among users.

It states it is going to exclude people just who “bully or defame” others and can eliminate offending code from users.

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This is the first in some video clips, and include popular BAME people such as for example RuPaul’s pull Race star The Vixen and comedian Joel Kim Booster. Continue reading