“If I'm ‘spotted’ hanging with a guy at a party—even if I'm just saying hi for a quick second—it immediately becomes a negative headline about how many guys I'm dating or how I'm getting into a new relationship," she wrote on her app, according to Entertainment Tonight. Here are some of the headlines about their exchange:"Sometimes I completely avoid going out in public with a new guy because I don't want to deal with the sexist headlines," Kardashian continued in her post, according to PEOPLE. "Kardashian's personal life has been a major talking point in the media in the aftermath of her estranged husband Lamar Odom's hospitalization last fall. It irritates me.”Kardashian's post followed tabloid reports that she recently spent time with rapper Trey Songz at her birthday party.
The foundation sent a letter to Tinder denying that it disparaged the company and saying it would not remove the reference to the app. Vanity Fair: App Tweets Outrage Over 'Dating Apocalypse' Article The campaign is intended to draw attention to rising STD rates that the foundation said coincides with the popularity of the sites that make hook-ups easier, said Michael Weinstein, the foundation's president."It's logical, if you can be hooked up with someone in an urban area within minutes," he said, "of course you're going to have to more STDs." Email messages sent to Tinder and Grindr for comment were not immediately returned.The signs are currently on a dozen billboards in Los Angeles and 45 bus benches, Weinstein said.The Los Angeles-based foundation, which provides health care to HIV and AIDS patients and free sexual disease testing, plans to also put them up in New York City, Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.OXYGEN MEDIA DATING POLL REVEALS RACE AND RELIGION ARE NO LONGER AN ISSUE FOR MOST DATERS IN AN ONLINE DATING WORLD ‘PLAYERS’ HAVE THE UPPER HAND WITH A THIRD OF MEN ADMITTING TO OUTRIGHT LYING TO SNAG A LADY ONLINE WHILE 27 PERCENT OF ALL DATERS ADMIT TO DATING SOMEONE THEY KNEW WAS MARRIED 32 PERCENT OF MEN ARE WILLING TO OVERLOOK A WOMAN’S MUSTACHE AND 1 IN 10 WOMEN ARE OKAY WITH DATING A SMELLY GUY Poll Coincides With Oxygen’s New Dating Series “Find Me My Man” Airing on Tuesday, April 9 at 9 PM ET/PT New York, NY—April 9, 2013—Oxygen Media today released a study conducted by Research Now which surveyed daters and their married counterparts to examine present-day dating with a focus on singles and their quest to find a date and ultimately a relationship.
When it comes to matters of race, it doesn’t seem to matter at all, with results suggesting an open-minded single population.An overwhelming 90 percent of female African American and Hispanic daters polled said it was okay to end up with someone outside of their race, while about 85 percent of Caucasian respondents agreed that they are okay with their future partner being outside their race.The AIDS Healthcare Foundation targets Tinder, a location-based dating app and Grindr, a similar site for gay men, in billboards and bus benches that are aimed at reminding users about the risks of casual sex and offering free STD tests."In many ways, location-based mobile dating apps are becoming a digital bathhouse for millennials wherein the next sexual encounter can literally just be a few feet away — as well as the next STD," Whitney Engeran-Cordova, senior public health director for the foundation, said in a statement. Within two hours of the first billboard going up, Grindr pulled commercials that the foundation pays for on the dating site to promote free STD testing, the foundation said.In less than 24 hours, Tinder sent a cease and desist letter claiming the campaign falsely associates the dating app with the spread of venereal diseases."These unprovoked and wholly unsubstantiated accusations are made to irreparably damage Tinder's reputation in an attempt to encourage others to take an HIV test offered by your organization," a lawyer for Tinder wrote.