THE HOOKUP SERIES

Warning: The Gay Hookup World May Be Addictive. It Is for Me.

It’s a slippery slope.

Arthur Keith
Prism & Pen
Published in
8 min readMay 21, 2024

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Online “dating” is where it’s at! According to Pew Research, about one-third of all U.S. adults have used a dating site or app. However, in the same study, 51% of the LGBTQ population reported using online dating. Fifty-five percent of all users are 18–29. Tindr is the #1 app among all users, with Grindr at #1 among the LGB community. Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.

I have something to confess: I may be “hooked” on gay apps and websites.

For two or three years, I’ve been writing the occasional article about what I’ve learned from using gay hookup apps. I don’t seem to be able to stop looking at them every…

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Arthur Keith
Prism & Pen

My goal is to inform, educate, & entertain. Top writer in LGBTQ, Music, Climate Change. Directionally dyslexic with an excellent sense of direction.