Technology

After Complaints, Grindr Will Finally Remove its 'Ethnicity Filter'
Announcing KindRED Pride Foundation's Virtual Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Gay Disney
Zoom Booms As Pandemic Drives Millions to Its Video Service

Top Story

Announcing KindRED Pride Foundation's Virtual Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Gay Disney

After Complaints, Grindr Will Finally Remove its 'Ethnicity Filter'

To kick off Pride Month, the KindRED Pride Foundation announces two events on June 6: The RED Shirt Challenge, and a 12-Hour Virtual Celebration.

Epidemic of Wipes and Masks Plague Sewers, Storm Drains

Epidemic of Wipes and Masks Plague Sewers, Storm Drains

By Claudia Lauer and John Flesher | Jun 4
Mayor Jim Kenney kicked off a recent briefing on Philadelphia's coronavirus response with an unusual request for residents: Be careful what you flush.

UK Hosts Vaccine Summit Amid Calls for Free Virus Vaccine

UK Hosts Vaccine Summit Amid Calls for Free Virus Vaccine

By Maria Cheng and Elaine Kurtenbach | Jun 4
The British government is hosting a vaccine summit, hoping to raise billions of dollars to immunize children in developing countries and discuss how any potential vaccine might be distributed globally.

Wonder What's Wiggling in Your Shellfish?

Wonder What's Wiggling in Your Shellfish?

Jun 4
An internet search using the keywords "oyster" and "worm" will bring up a large cache of images, each one less palatable than the next.

Gay Dating Apps Scruff and Jack'd Follow Grindr in Removing 'Ethnicity Filters'

Gay Dating Apps Scruff and Jack'd Follow Grindr in Removing 'Ethnicity Filters'

Jun 4
The company that owns the gay dating apps Scruff and Jack'd announced this week that it will be removing the "ethnicity filters" from both platforms in order to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement.

 FDA Tries To Rein In 'Wild West' of COVID Blood Tests

FDA Tries To Rein In 'Wild West' of COVID Blood Tests

By JoNel Aleccia, Anna Maria Barry-Jester | Jun 4
Questions about the accuracy of some of the serology tests have prompted the FDA to try to rein in what several infectious disease experts described as "the wild, wild West" of antibody testing.