Women dating an androgynous man
In 2011 LGBT media outlet Queerty took the app to task for allegedly deleting accounts that made reference to being trans.Grindr denied the claims, but users still found that references to being trans on their profile were blocked in their profile descriptions.In Eastern Europe all I need to be is a chatty dude with balls who doesn’t live with his parents, though of course this will change in time.The path you end up taking will partly depend on your source of income.
Sixty years ago, the model would look something like this: Your father was a great man in his time, but for today’s woman he would have almost no value. Now let’s predict the model for sixty years into the future: We’re already experiencing some degree of it today.
It’s not a purely LGBT problem: trans users on Tinder have also spoken out about their problems--both signs that a larger education of what it is to be trans is needed to prevent users becoming Wikipedia pages rather than fully sexual and individual beings.
Allegations of transphobia are not new in the world of gay online dating.
“So he was contacting all of these trans guys and asking what’s your dosage, what’s your height and weight, because technically we’re in the same situation.”If 2014 was hailed optimistically as “the transgender tipping point” by Time magazine, heralded by the success of Orange Is The New Black actress Laverne Cox, there remains engrained social ignorance—most tragically crystallized in the apparent suicide of Ohio teenager Leelah Alcorn.
The digital dating sphere can prove tricky, and bruising, for the trans user.