Cruising spots have given way to virtual spaces, with the added advantage that you can actually choose not to have sex through Grindr.Yet, as the , a gay series that ran in the UK earlier this year, and which has just hopped across the pond, a gay middle-aged man begins flirting with a straight co-worker who seems to bask in the attention.
The free dating app scans the radius around you to pick up mutually-interested users (based on Facebook interests and friends) in the age group of your choice.Most of the apps are new so it’s hard to find figures for usage in India.We’ve chosen our list based on recommendations of people who have used these apps.Of them, 45.7% males and 92.8% females reported sex with a nonregular sex partner (NRSP) in 1 year. Current sexual practice showed that more than four-fifth (87.9%) of the new patients and two-thirds (68.9%) of the indoor patients were currently sexually active in 1 month recall period (P=3.79, Z=0.0000).
However, consistent condom use was found only in 35.5% indoor patients and 15.5% of new patients and the difference was statistically significant.
Independent young Indians are turning to their smartphones to make dates and find love. Text: Joanna Lobo Image: Love Matters A date today is just a swipe away.