Grinding is an intoxicating experience. I was first introduced to it on the roof terrace of a bar in east London by my friends J and W. J launched the app on his iPhone and I got palpitations as the grid of portraits (ordered in terms of geographical proximity – your nearest Grindr user is posted at the top left) instantly unfurled itself across the screen. All these men, effectively coming on to – well, not me, but still… It is literally a sexy app and the overflow of that sexual potency, the decadence, sweeps you along on a wave of lust, regardless of who you are and what your gender or sexual orientation might be. I was reminded of the first time I entered words into the search criteria on Google, of the first time I downloaded music from iTunes – I knew I was engaging with a bit of technology that would alter things on a profound level. … [Read more...] about Grindr: a new sexual revolution?
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Mr Biden has also faced accusations of inappropriate contact with women. He has described himself as a "tactile politician" and apologised for how people might react. Former staff assistant Tara Reade has accused him of sexually assaulting her in 1993, which he denies. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden formally wins Democratic nomination to take on Trump
The full list of those whose statues will be included are John Adams, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Daniel Boone, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, Henry Clay, Davy Crockett, Frederick Douglass, Amelia Earhart, Benjamin Franklin, Billy Graham, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Martin Luther King, Jr., Abraham Lincoln, Douglas MacArthur, Dolley Madison, James Madison, Christa McAuliffe, Audie Murphy, George S. Patton, Jr., Ronald Reagan, Jackie Robinson, Betsy Ross, Antonin Scalia, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Tubman, Booker T. Washington, George Washington, and Orville and Wilbur Wright. … [Read more...] about No Latinos, only five African Americans and not a single Democratic president: Historians weigh in on Trump’s ‘odd and inappropriate’ picks for new National Garden of American Heroes
''Women, who make up the majority of the workforce in economic sectors being most affected, now must also bear the brunt of additional caregiving,'' Guterres said. ''Older persons and persons with disabilities are at much higher risk of death from the virus.'' … [Read more...] about Coronavirus latest: US, India see new daily infection highs
It was a similar picture in Manchester, where congestion was up by two per cent, from 12 per cent last week, and in Birmingham, where congestion jumped slightly from 11 per cent to 12 per cent today, compared to the same time last week. Pictured: Heavy traffic on the A3 in London today … [Read more...] about So much for the new rules! TfL hands out 30,000 free masks as one in five bus and Tube passengers try to ride without face-covering risking a £100 fine today