or Burrill was quietly battling with exactly the same closeted hell that include the Catholic Church’s draconian perceptions toward queer clergy.
It’s notably surreal to think about—but over the decade of life, Grindr’s gone from getting one of the biggest brands in homosexual hookup tradition to getting an application that’s just egregiously damaging those same communities. Final spring, for example, the working platform became the weapon preference for Moroccan characters seeking forcibly away homosexual consumers in the program included in a tone-deaf social media marketing prank that is led to a minumum of one Grindr user’s suicide . Now, we’ve seen homophobes use the platform to stalk and sometimes kill gay males trying to connect in Ireland, Belgium, and Louisiana .
When asked about the Burrill case, a Grindr spokesperson informed Gizmodo so it “[ does] maybe not think Grindr is the way to obtain the information behind the blog’s shady, homophobic witch-hunt.”