Radio stations often award donors with household items emblazoned with their logo, both as a gesture of gratitude for new and upgrading members and a source of word-of-mouth advertising. The gifts range from coffee mugs to umbrellas, but the most popular item remains the canvas tote bag.
When Marlon McKee and Theo Jenkins matched on the popular dating app, Grindr, the two men had only one thought going through their minds: “Yeah, I guess.” McKee and Jenkins met last Thursday when both signed into the service in search of intimate company.
Leslie Middleton, driver of a sage green 2011 Subaru Forrester Limited Edition, was running her usual Saturday morning errands and stopped at the farm and garden supercenter to purchase more chalk to line the local softball field. As she pulled into the Northgate Shopping Plaza, Middleton was in luck—a spot opened up two rows left of center and three spots back. Amongst straight people, this is known as “rock star parking.”
Move over, Grindr, Tinder, Lex, Scruff, Hinge, and Scissr! There’s a new app for singles looking to date within a strengths-based framework grounded in an understanding of the impact of trauma called Tender. The app was developed by a group of exhausted therapists who were tired of having the same three conversations about relationships with their LGBTQIA+ clients over and over again.
When Emily Hampton agreed to carpool back to her hometown for the holidays with roommate Alex Tucke, she had no idea they would spend the trip listening to the saddest ten-hour playlist ever committed to mp3.