“There are many imperfect places on the official site and the app.It’s a mistake.” They later added: “In the end, we decided that Transdr is only for trans people.The most important thing for a dating app is to get as many new users as possible to give its users more choices.“If we are doing well in bringing new users to Transdr, our users will be able to find the right person easier and quicker.App users were given the options to define as male or female, as well as female to male (FTM) or male to female (MTF).Non-binary Transdr users were forced to either define as a binary gender or “other,” which many said was unfair for a trans focused app.As a transgender woman, my relationship with online dating is complicated to say the least.
One of the main complaints was the use of multiple derogatory terms in both advertisements for the app and the app itself.
Washboard-Abs-No-Face and unsolicited dick pics that most women, unfortunately, receive. Right as a transgender woman (I was born male, but identify and present as female) adds a whole new dimension to digital dating.
Since transitioning in I haven’t reacted positively to guys who hit on me in person because I haven’t mastered the art of telling them that we have “the same parts.” For the past three years, Tinder has been my gateway into online dating as a transgender woman.
“When spaces such as Craigslist’s personals section, Backpage and Hungangels’ forum have closed, it has forced some trans people to find new spaces to meet other trans people,” said Kennedy.
“We feel like trans people were treated unfairly on Tinder from time to time.