Grindr says it will remove its ethnicity filter to support the Black Lives Matter campaign. But other online dating apps defended their use of the filter. Photo: Shutterstock Grindr says it will remove its ethnicity filter to support the Black Lives Matter campaign. But other online dating apps defended their use of the filter. Photo: Shutterstock
Grindr says it will remove its ethnicity filter to support the Black Lives Matter campaign. But other online dating apps defended their use of the filter. Photo: Shutterstock

Should dating apps filter by race? Not any more, says Grindr, but other apps defend their use, saying they help minorities

  • Without ethnic filters, minorities would not find each other, argue those in favour of keeping them; to critics, they let users ‘pay to discriminate’
  • The death of a black man, George Floyd, at the hands of police in the United States has ignited debate about all forms of racial discrimination

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Grindr says it will remove its ethnicity filter to support the Black Lives Matter campaign. But other online dating apps defended their use of the filter. Photo: Shutterstock Grindr says it will remove its ethnicity filter to support the Black Lives Matter campaign. But other online dating apps defended their use of the filter. Photo: Shutterstock
Grindr says it will remove its ethnicity filter to support the Black Lives Matter campaign. But other online dating apps defended their use of the filter. Photo: Shutterstock
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