Washington post queer dating apps

washington post queer dating apps

Is her the only decent dating app for queer women?

Until Personals launches its own app, queer women have few options other than Her, what one reviewer on the iOS App Store describes as “the only decent dating app.” Launched in 2013 as Dattch, the app was renamed Her in 2015 and rebranded in 2018 to appear more welcoming to trans and non-binary people. It now claims more than 4 million users.

Should the queer community be able to date online?

It’s unfortunate given that the queer community helped pioneer online dating out of necessity, from the analog days of personal ads to the first geosocial chat apps that enabled easy hookups. Only in the past few years has online dating emerged as the No. 1 way heterosexual couples meet.

What does the future of Queer Dating look like?

The future of queer dating may look something like Personals, which raised nearly $50,000 in a crowdfunding campaign last summer and plans to launch a “lo-fi, text-based” app of its own this fall.

What is Thurst dating app?

This one-of-a-kind dating app brands itself as the first dating app for queer people of all genders and sexualities. Thurst is also the only LGBTQ dating app that caters to queer, cisgender, transgender, and non-binary people of color in the LGBTQ community.

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