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.
So she just discovered there are gays everywhere? Well she learns FAST!
@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.
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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.
The examiner?! yuck, conservative piece of bull shit
That scarf is just awful…
The guy in the picture looks like a gay midget.
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.
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.
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….
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.
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.
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!
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