The week of the inauguration we actually saw the largest amount of new profiles being created.
There’s been so much dialogue about politics in the community, even between our team.
At the time, I was looking at all these companies and thinking about what was happening in the straight world for dating.
My friend was using Grindr all the time, other people were using apps like Tinder, and I thought, “This is ridiculous.
When online dating apps like Tinder and Grindr gained popularity, one group was left out of the right-swiping revolution: Queer women.
LGBTQ-identifying girls had the option in most dating services to check the “woman looking for women” box, but the experience of traditional dating platforms didn’t always translate. Known as one of the most popular lesbian dating apps on the market, with over 2 million users in 55 countries, according to the company, HER offers a unique way for queer women to meet each other online.
Even though it’s deep in the heart of Republican country, Dallas has a thriving gay scene with its own community newspaper (The Dallas Voice), gayborhood (Oak Lawn) and LGBT community center (named rather discreetly The Resource Center of Dallas).
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No one understood what LGBT life was like for women.
The diverse, exciting queer community I was seeing at bars and events wasn’t available online. How exactly did your project differ from other popular apps at the time?