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Which D.C. Newspaper Reporters Can Find More Gays Cruising the Grass on Grindr?

Do we really need a newspaper reporter walking around D.C. with her iPhone loaded with Grindr to discover homosexuals have infiltrated the nation’s capital? Of course not, but it sure makes for fun reporting.

The Washington Examiner wanted to see “how men, gay men, are connecting.” Nikki Schwab and Tara Palmeri discover the White House lawn, unlike some public parks, is not an ideal cruising spot. But inside the White House, where Press Sec. Robert Gibbs delivers his daily affirmations, everyone is looking!

This experiment sort of reminds me of the time, at 35,000 feet on a Virgin America flight, I decided to use Grindr to see if there were any seatmates looking to join the Mile High Club. There were! But they were all actually down on the ground, at the Baltimore airport, which I had just left (and which Virgin’s wifi network probably had me geo-located at).

But if watching straight waspy girls cruise Grindr isn’t your thing, then let the gays of Metro Weekly offer their competing experiment. Shockingly, they also found homosexual men signed on to a smartphone application.

By:           JD
On:           Jun 5, 2010
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  • 12 Comments
    • SSCHIEFRSHA
      SSCHIEFRSHA

      So she just discovered there are gays everywhere? Well she learns FAST!

      Jun 5, 2010 at 10:59 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • NickadooLA
      NickadooLA

      @SSCHIEFRSHA: Well, sometimes the talking point is, “OH MY GOD! The gays are everywhere and they’re taking over!” and other times the talking point is, “Gays are such an insignificant percentage of the population. Why should we waste our time and resources to make our laws fair and equitable to them?!”

      It all depends on which side of their ass they happen to be talking out of.

      Jun 5, 2010 at 11:35 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daddy Grace Fish Sandwich
      Daddy Grace Fish Sandwich

      I live in Washington, D.C. and I am a native Washingtonian. I am not shocked by this information. Thousands of white gay men are moving into D.C. and taking over thanks to liberal bisexual Mayor Adrian Malik Fenty, D.C. Councilmembers Jack Evans, Jim Graham, David Catania, Mary Cheh, Phil Mendelson, Muriel Bowser, Tommy Wells, Kwame Brown, Harry Thomas, Vincent Gray, and Michael Brown. All voted for gay marriage in the District of Columbia.

      Jun 5, 2010 at 12:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jimmy
      jimmy

      The examiner?! yuck, conservative piece of bull shit

      Jun 5, 2010 at 1:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Biguy
      Biguy

      That scarf is just awful…

      Jun 5, 2010 at 5:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bisexual Vampire
      Bisexual Vampire

      The guy in the picture looks like a gay midget.

      Jun 5, 2010 at 6:31 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ephram
      Ephram

      I don’t waste my time on things I could do myself. It gives me no new information to watch these. In fact, it dulls me.

      Jun 5, 2010 at 7:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • WTF?
      WTF?

      I agree with Ephram. It’s at best an advert for iPhones, and at worst a pointless piece to let completely clueless people learn something that the rest of America knows already.

      Jun 6, 2010 at 10:43 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • SugNight
      SugNight

      Okay, so I’m totally missing the point and off the subject…it wont be the first time….but isn’t he the cutest little guy ever? Such an adorable little pocket gay….

      Jun 6, 2010 at 11:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dan
      Dan

      It would be nice if Grindr displayed the percentage of HIV positive people in the particular city where the app is being used to remind people to do safer sex to help protect themselves and others. DC’s rate is extremely high. People need to remember that the HIV/AIDS epidemic is not over – not by a long shot.

      Jun 7, 2010 at 12:36 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DomColBill
      DomColBill

      The second video of the pocket gay is a parody of the Examiner piece. Love watching him give a serious report in front of a hot dog stand. Way cute.

      Jun 7, 2010 at 2:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sundance
      Sundance

      Why doesn’t the twit go to Dupont Circle, P Street or one of the universities? Then he would find more than a woman walking in the park!

      Jun 8, 2010 at 8:39 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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