Location, safety and (non) strangers in gay men’s narratives on ‘hook-up’ apps

  title={Location, safety and (non) strangers in gay men’s narratives on ‘hook-up’ apps},
  author={Mark D. M. Davis and Paul Flowers and Karen Lorimer and Jane Oakland and Jamie Scott Frankis},
  pages={836 - 852}
Hook-up websites and apps are said to be transforming the sexual lives of gay men and have been linked with the apparent erosion of gay publics as the basis for identity politics and social action. This article examines these dynamics in the interview and focus-group talk of gay men living on the economic and geographical margins of metropolitan gay culture. It offers perspectives on the importance of location – class, generation and space – for the experience of digital media, the negotiation… 
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