Race Protests Are Forcing Dating Apps To Reconsider The Value Of Their ‘Ethnicity Filters’

Race Protests Are Forcing Dating Apps To Reconsider The Value Of Their ‘Ethnicity Filters’

(Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) LightRocket via Getty Images It was one of the most widely mocked—and, often, plainly condemned—features on Grindr, the gay dating app: an ability to filter matches by their race. With widespread protests across America and the country engaging in a painful discussion about race, Grindr now