Hornet Launches New LGTBQ Pride Digital Destination

June 1, 2018, LOS ANGELES  – Today, Hornet, the world’s premier gay social network and LGBTQ media company, launched an all-inclusive digital content site that provides a single, dedicated Pride resource to LGBTQ users and allies across platforms and the globe — located at hornet.com/pride. Catering equally to app, mobile and desktop users, the hub delivers a month-long “one-stop shop” spanning Pride News, Pride Style, the Ultimate Pride Calendar (spotlighting…

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LGBT Foundation Appoints Sean Howell Its First CEO

The LGBT Foundation, the world’s only token and blockchain initiative aimed at empowering the LGBT+ community, has appointed its first CEO, Sean Howell. Howell currently serves as President of Hornet, the premier gay social network, where he has spent the last six years helping the company grow its user base to 25 million and its editorial division to become the largest global LGBT+ newsroom. At Hornet, Howell also oversaw…

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Europe Wants to Hear from the LGBT Community

Europe’s official ministries of tourism are interested in making your travel to the continent an even more inviting one.  Europe already enjoys some of the most friendly LGBT laws and policies in the world. Twenty three out of 28 EU countries support same-sex unions. Same-sex sexual activity is legal in all EU states, and discrimination in employment has been banned since 2000. The ministers of tourism in Europe want…

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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 Integrates Digital Magazine and Global Social Network Under Hornet.com

New web portal to headquarter content from the growing LGBTQ media company and social network February 27, 2018 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) – Today, Hornet, the world’s premier gay social network and LGBTQ media company, announced the acquisition of the domain Hornet.com. The domain will allow users access to Hornet’s vast social network and original editorial content with a newly designed website — restyled for a seamless, user-friendly experience. Hornet.com will replace…

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New Survey Indicates the Importance of Gay Apps in Taiwan, Where Hornet Is #1

As LGBTQ topics are no longer “in the closet” in Chinese society, and Taiwan is well on its way to marriage equality, Hornet enlisted one of the most credible survey companies, Insight Xplorer, to understand how social and dating apps play a role in the lives of gay men. In November 2017, a sample of nearly 700 interviewees between the ages of 18-50 who identified as gay, bisexual or…

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Hornet Integrates Digital Magazine and Global Social Network Under Hornet.com

New web portal to headquarter content from the growing LGBTQ media company and social network February 27, 2018 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) – Today, Hornet, the world’s premier gay social network and LGBTQ media company, announced the acquisition of the domain Hornet.com. The domain will allow users access to Hornet’s vast social network and original editorial content with a newly designed website — restyled for a seamless, user-friendly experience. Hornet.com will replace…

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Hornet Releases New Suggestion Cards, With ‘New Guys’ and ‘Guys Who Checked You Out’

Today, Hornet announced an update to its search screen, adding suggestion cards that make it even easier for guys to make meaningful connections and meet. Users can now easily find new guys who joined Hornet, as well as guys who recently viewed their profile. Whether men are looking for romance or friendship, these new and improved suggestion cards are the perfect discovery tool for users to connect. To use…

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Hornet Hits Milestones as Largest Global LGBTQ Media Company

Hornet Hits Milestones as Largest Global LGBTQ Media Company Last year was an exceptional period of growth for Hornet culminating in several exciting milestones we are excited to share. As the #1 gay app in several markets around the world, including France, Russia, Turkey, Brazil, Taiwan and with rapid growth in the United States, Hornet exceeded 25 million users in 2017. This sizable user base combined with our compelling…

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