The company also plans to make incorporating LGBTQ.
communities a priority, though it has yet to introduce any particularly innovative features to that end.” What a strikingly perfect summary of Silicon Valley and corporate America’s treatment of the freshly legalized gay community.
So If you’ve tried either of those, leave your experience in the comments! HER is a fresh, ultra flexible app aimed exclusively at lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, and queer women.
HER’s modern hybrid of dating and social networking is a refreshing break from the pressure to hook-up or fuck off that embodies some competitors.
Lesbianism: where girls always have to send the first message. Once you’ve made a match on Bumble, the pressure is on to move quick or miss out.One in ten American adults has dabbled in online dating, according to Pew Research Center, and it’s poised to become a billion industry.Yet women have not been as quick to embrace the dating apps; men are twice as active as women when it comes to online dating, according to 2013 research.Shelve the roses and chocolate, and bust out your smartphone—if you haven’t already that is.Online dating has been around for several years, but thanks in part to mobile dating apps, it is exploding.I like that instead of clicking on a profile to see more than one picture, HER shows you a collage of images to quickly convey who you’re looking at.“Feed,” my favorite part of HER, is similar to my Facebook feed in that it is all lesbians posting links, events, thoughts, etc. HER introduces itself as “the app that will introduce you to every lesbian you ever wanted to meet.If no one says something within the first 24 hours, the connection disappears forever!Making the first move has always been a massive pain in our gay asses, and a ticking clock might be just what queer girls need to swallow their shyness and just say “Hey!Unlike Tinder and Bumble, Hinge only showed me women.Perhaps this is because Hinge’s results aren’t warped by the pressure to provide endless options.