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Press release: Weight stigma affects gay men on dating apps

University of Waterloo, Waterloo News, October 2019.

Weight stigma is an issue for queer men using dating apps, says a new University of Waterloo study.

The study found that Grindr, the most popular dating app for gay, bisexual, two-spirit and queer men, had a negative effect on men’s body image, especially when it came to weight. Three out of four gay men are reported to have used Grindr.

Read the full press release on Waterloo News