ADDED ON: 09/18/2018

Gay Dating App Announces ‘Zero Tolerance’ of Racism, Transphobia

09/18/2018 | Reuters

Gay dating app Grindr has announced a “zero tolerance policy” towards racism, transphobia and other discrimination on the platform as it looks to crack down on abusive behavior within the LGBT dating scene. The company said it would ban users who used hateful language and may even remove options allowing users to filter potential dates by age and race in a bid to tackle the issue. “Any language that is intended to openly discriminate against characters and traits, like infamously, ‘No fats, no femmes, no Asians’…that isn’t going to be tolerated anymore,” said Landen Zumwalt, Grindr’s head of communications.

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