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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DatingAdvice.com Names Hornet as One of the Best

DatingAdvice features the best places to meet LGBT online.  Online communities whether for dating or social help gays connect.  Hornet was singled out for the positive ratings from users and our tech innovation. We’re looking forward to more tech innovation on our side and making the list again next year! If you’re happy with our app, please write a nice comment in the app store and let the greater…

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Introducing Hashtags! Find Profiles Faster through Better Searches

In the latest update, Hornet lets users cache profiles with hashtags for better, customizable searches. Think back to when you first signed up for Hornet. Maybe you were an online dating pro, with folders of apps and spotless selfies ready to send. Maybe you were totally new to the scene, unsure if online dating was for you, anxious to download the app and meet someone special. No matter how…

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Introducing Hornet for Web (Beta)

Today, we’re very excited to announce the launch of a product we’ve been wanting to build for quite some time now. Since our launch, we’ve focused on building out quality apps to connect you to guys around you. However, we kept on hearing from guys that they’d love to use Hornet from their desktop as well, and we tend to agree, some things are just better on the big…

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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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Celebrating Tim Cook’s Coming Out

Tim Cook is a hard working, likable guy and now titan of industry.  For many, even in the gay community, it was ok to regard his sexual orientation as private.  For Cook – rarely in the press prior to his CEO role – it seemed everyone respected his discreteness.   Recently the New York Times asked, in “Technology’s Rainbow Connection” if there is a “Gorilla Glass closet”? Journalist Kara…

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