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Research continuously demonstrates the resilience of LGBTQ communities, and this is no less true for the "T" portion of that acronym.
So while this research may show that there is a long way to go in terms of full acceptance of our trans friends and family members within society at large, there is plenty of research that demonstrates how resilient trans and queer people are, even in the face of existing prejudices. Improving general knowledge and understanding concerning the diversity of gender identities and what each identity means may go a long way in increasing inclusion. Ameliorating transnegativity: Assessing the immediate and extended efficacy of a pedagogic prejudice reduction intervention.
I’ve reached out to both Tinder and Hinge about safeguards for trans people using their apps and why they don’t offer other ways for people to express their genders.
I’ll update this story if I hear back from Tinder and Hinge.
Of the well-known dating apps, OKCupid is one of the few doing it right.
Last year, OKCupid added expanded options for gender to include choices like transgender, gender queer and androgynous.
One reason for this may be that individuals with queer or bisexual sexual orientations are already looking beyond gender in many ways when selecting a person to date.
This also provides some promising insight, as it means that within certain demographic groups, acceptance seems to be much higher.
“Everyone is welcome on Tinder,” a Tinder spokesperson told Business Insider in June. If we find that a user has been wrongfully banned, then we unban their account.
For sexuality, OKCupid added options like queer, asexual and pansexual.
But, offering those options was clearly an afterthought, considering that OKCupid has been around since 2004.
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).
Yes, there are apps for gay men, like Grindr and Scruff, and one for queer women called Her. Enter Thurst, a dating app for queer, trans and gender non-conforming people.
One silver lining may be that research has shown that social support from multiple sources can make up for deficiencies in other areas. Vangelisti & Daniel Pearlman (Eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of Personal Relationships, pp.