[Air-L] LGBTQ Internet/Social Networking Data Sets

Todd Harper laevantine at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 16:24:08 PST 2012

I don't know about quantiative work, but you'd be well served by looking at
the more qualitative work of people like Sharif Mowlabocus (and others, his
is just the name that comes to mind) on mobile apps like Grindr/Purpl/etc.
and the role they play in hook-up culture, compared to sits like the
notorious Adam4Adam, Manhunt, etc. I know Sharif presented a paper at IR10
a few years back, and there was a similar paper not that long ago at IR12
in Seattle.

On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 4:15 PM, Kelsey Brannan <kels.bran at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I'm a graduate student in the Communication. Culture, and Technology MA
> program at Georgetown university. I am currently taking a course
> entitled Technology
> and Social Exclusion <http://courses.georgetown.edu/?courseID=CCTP-632>.
> For my first research paper I'm writing a paper about how the use of online
> dating site by LGBT communities has changed over the past decade? I have
> look at OKcupid trends and Pew, but the data has only been somewhat
> helpful. I was wondering if anyone could direct me to some quantitative
> studies surveys that have been done on LGBT internet use in the past
> decade? Thanks! And looking forward to hearing back.
> Cheers,
> Kelsey
> Kelsey Brannan
> E-Portfolio <https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/kmb256/>
> Graduate Associate, CNDLS  <http://cndls.georgetown.edu/people/kmb256/>
> Georgetown Commons Assistant
> <http://www.kelseybrannan.com>
> <http://www.kelseybrannan.com>M.A. Culture, Communication, and Technology
> (CCT) <http://cct.georgetown.edu/>
> Georgetown University (May 2013)
> B.A. Film and Media Studies
> UC Santa Barbara (June 2011)
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Todd Harper
Postdoctoral Researcher, Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab --
laevantine at gmail.com

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