HIV Data Protection and Breach at Grindr

Hornet values, unequivocally, the trust that our users place in our platform. We never share the sensitive information that our users disclose in their profiles, nor do we use any other identifying information about our users

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Hornet a founding member of Global HIV Prevention Coalition, attends Meeting #GPC2020, Convened by UNAIDS in Geneva Switzerland

Hornet is a founding member of United Nations Global Prevention Coalition along with the African Union, Gates Foundation, MSMGF, the Global Fund, Member States from China to Lesotho. Hornet is the only private sector founding member. Our role isn’t to trumpet victories in the fight against HIV but to challenge member states to not erase the existence of gay men in their countries— that our 25 million Hornet users…

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Hornet Launches Five Strategies around PrEP Education Among Gay Men in Brazil to Create Change and Speed Up Access

Hornet is the number one gay social networking app in Brazil. In Brazil HIV disproportionately impacts gay men. PrEP will be made available to gay men starting December 1, 2017 in over 10 different cities around the country, however PrEP will not be available “on demand.” Gay men will be able to access it for free at particular clinics around the country. HIV-negative gay men, and the entire LGBT…

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Game Changers in the HIV Response: Gay Dating App Efforts to End the Epidemic by 2030

Hornet joins the International Aids Conference #Aids2016 to discuss the work mobile technology can play in combatting HIV.   New information and communication technologies (ICT) are fast becoming an important source for enhancing the reach and effectiveness of HIV programmes among men who have sex with men (MSM). Dating application platforms are increasingly used to convey facts on prevention and promote access to services and some have also undertaken…

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National HIV Testing Day

It’s National HIV Testing Day it’s the perfect opportunity to talk about why knowing your status is such an important part of gay men’s health. Knowing your status means you have useful information about your health that you can take action on. Hornet is happy to provide you with options for finding a testing locations, gaining more information about PrEP, and engaging other users about your status. In your Favorites…

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Orlando Need for Blood Donations

Our hearts go out to our lost brothers in Orlando, their families, including their gay boyfriends, friends and lovers.  However, we’ve sent a message to all of our users in Florida to donate blood if they’re able and to ask their friends.   Right now, and following the mass shooting at Orlando’s Pulse, an LGBT nightclub, there is an official call for blood donations and urgent need to help the…

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Leading gay mobile app takes major steps to raise HIV awareness among its 4 million members

Hornet announces significant enhancements to its “Know Your Status” feature.  These include giving users the options to disclose if they are taking PrEP HIV prevention medication or if they are positive and an undetectable viral load.  In addition, to help users who are positive Hornet is launching a community for positive men to meet each other. The goal is to meaningfully raise the awareness and education of HIV to those who…

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