President of Gay Dating App Grindr Sparks Backlash After Saying Marriage Is Between Man and Woman
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- Nevertheless, the original post and the subsequent replies have not gone down well with some of Grindr's millions of users, as well as some staff at the Los Angeles-based firm—a point highlighted by the fact that Into took the unusual step of reporting on its parent company.
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- View Comments. Aside from the cheap talent, the Taiwanese office was seen as a way to temper some of the direct scrutiny on Beijing, said two people in positions to know and who understood the move to be motivated by CFIUS.
- A day after the story, Chen issued a companywide note stating that his comment was "meant to express my personal feelings about my own marriage to my wife — not to suggest that I am opposed to marriage equality. Chen posted the original Facebook comment earlier this week, days after voters in Taiwan rejected same-sex marriage in a referendum.
Aside from the cheap talent, the Taiwanese office was seen as a way to temper some of the direct scrutiny on Beijing, said two people in positions to know and who understood the move to be motivated by CFIUS. Different people have their different feelings about their marriages.
But six former employees who spoke to BuzzFeed News under the condition of anonymity, citing nondisclosure agreements and fear of retaliation, are not so optimistic. While they operated the preeminent app for cis gay males, the three men — all straight — seemed to have little grasp of gay culture.
The cause was later determined to be a rain-induced blackout.