This week, popular gay dating app Grindr released its own answer to the iPhone emoticons known as emoji. "Throw away your quills boys (and girls!)," the app proclaimed in a Twitter status that linked to a news post from The New York Times. "#GAYMOJI is here and it's queer." Naturally, as a gay man who uses Grindr, I experienced two immediate reactions: I instantly opened Grindr to see what new and exciting horizons these new emoji might approach, and I started getting a lot of texts from fellow gay Grindr friends. Having scanned through the various options, we've got some highs and lows to discuss.