For instance, does it really follow through on what it promises? Butterfly, a new transgender dating app has just launched around the globe.
Currently available in South Africa, Greece, the UK and the US, to name a few, it claims to protect user privacy with no swiping necessary.
there are tens of thousands of people who define themselves as straight and they are very interested in meeting and dating transgender women.)”Membership on the site is free and almost all aspects of the site are accessible in the general membership.
From private messaging to group chats to membership searches t an an online virtual cocktail bar, TAT is an accessible, safe trans dating space that’s welcoming for trans women and their suitors.
But at the center of it all, “trans men and women are just like anyone else. However, thanks to a host of complicated issues, being loved is easier said than done.”Especially for trans women, navigating the dating scene is difficult.
She also spoke of times she’d feared for her safety.
It’s a specific and safe digital space that seeks to leap over the hurdles most trans women face in their dating lives.
Adds Richmond, “TAT's competition is mainly from large corporate owned and publicly traded companies whose websites are highly commercial in nature.
However, despite this slowly rising level of awareness, there are still several challenges.
Most of the news stories and opinion pieces circulating focus on the darker side of trans life: the bathroom bills, the high rate of death among trans women, the lack of protection against discrimination and hate crimes.