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That goes for trans women of color who get unreal levels of harassment and violence on dating platforms and apps.” Thurst, which is currently in beta, hopes to launch early next year.A couple of nights ago, Bromell pitched Thurst at Tech Crunch’s NYC Meetup and Pitch-Off and ended up winning second place.“Thurst pretty much came out of a frustrated conversation with friends, joking about how horrible OKCupid was, for queer folks in general but especially for women and trans folks,” Thurst Co-Founder Morgen Bromell told me.“We were talking about our various experiences on Tinder and realizing there wasn’t actually a space to exist and feel completely comfortable, and safe to interact with people and try to date at all.” Earlier this year, trans people on Tinder reported that they were getting banned from using the app because of their transgender identity.For others, they may come to an ace identity as their sexual orientation shifted over time, or they may come to an ace identity in connection with disability, mental health, or trauma.
Although I knew something was different about me since early adolescence, I first discovered the term ‘asexual’ when I was 16.A friend came out to me as ace one night when we were discussing sexual orientation, and I immediately latched onto the label.RELATED: What It's Like Trying To Date Women As A Bisexual Man Until I discovered asexuality, I didn’t have any reference point to describe what I was experiencing, which made social norms and environments rather confusing for me, but which also left me feeling broken and like I would never be able to form any kind of significant relationship in my life.This includes instances when transgender users are reported by others, but haven’t violated any of our community standards.” Still, Tinder only offers two options for gender identification: male and female. But Tinder isn’t the only mainstream dating app that’s guilty of excluding trans people.Hinge, another popular dating app, also only offers “woman” and “man” as gender options.
Finding love using online dating apps and services can be tough, and even dangerous for anyone who’s not straight and cisgender (those who don’t identify as transgender).