Grindr executive resigns after company president’s gay marriage comments

By Alexander Kacala

Just two weeks after the president of Grindr made controversial comments about same-sex marriage on Facebook, an executive for the gay dating app has resigned.

“As an out and proud gay man madly in love with a man I don’t deserve, I refused to compromise my own values or professional integrity to defend a statement that goes against everything I am and everything I believe,” Landon Rafe Zumwalt, the company’s now-former head of communications, wrote on Medium.com. “While that resulted in my time at Grindr being cut short, I have absolutely no regrets.”

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