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.
Unlike other sites, the platform offers a multitude of sexual and gender identities, all of which are displayed on a user’s profile.
It also allows users to report profiles that are made by straight men or straight couples looking for a threesome, two common occurrences on apps not specific to queer people.
Although dating apps for LGBTQ women aren’t perfect yet (some are still working to be more inclusive of trans and non-binary folks), these apps are on the right track to allowing queer women to foster relationships unapologetically.
Her is a mobile dating app created by LGBTQ women for LGBTQ women.
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