We also signal to other people who might create something that the territory is active and that the effort and investment wouldn’t be wasted.
Don’t get me wrong, we’ve talked a ton about various applications—She-Seek, for example. The more queermos we’ve got using the app, the more useful the app will be to us queermos. Using apps that are made for the lesbian/queer communities is just as important as using the ones that are made for everyone.
"Nearly half of the LGBTQ population in America identifies as single, and a vast majority of these singles, some 80 percent, are seeking a committed relationship.
By expanding our annual Singles in America study to include more people of diverse identities, including gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans, we are beginning to address these knowledge gaps to better understand singles today." The study surveys a representative sample of over 1,000 LGBTQ singles between the ages of 18 to 70 across , who are not currently in a committed relationship.
But whhyyyy, you ask from your perch on your couch with your tofutti in hand and Netflix on your screen. The reason Tinder shows us straight people (sometimes—and we’ll talk a bit about this later) might be because there aren’t enough queer ones nearby. We deserve just as much as anyone else out there to take up space in these applications, even when they aren’t made specifically for our community.
But technology is fast and different dating applications are springing up like crazy. But those of us who are single are duty bound to at least try them all. The reason dating apps work so well in cities is because of the sheer number of people using them.