There really is a wide selection of what kinds of guys are on this platform.
Not to say that all of them are uneducated, but if you don’t mind spelling and grammatical errors in a profile, then this may be the place for you.
Self-identifying your sexuality is a nuanced process, and Her has a dozen choices—including the choice to take no label at all, which grew from 1% to 9% of all Her users over the course of last year’s beta test.“Ages ago, a girl I met at event had started sleeping with [female] flatmate.
She didn’t know what that meant for her and her sexuality.
In the meantime, the app is just focused on optimizing the experience.Regardless of poor algorithms or unpoliced trolling, those platforms are perceived by some as insecure and unsafe spaces for women seeking women, says Exton.So to keep Her a safe space, Exton and her team made sure the app welcomes all women who are interested in other women, even women first experimenting with other women.I’m the girl who sings and dances in the car on her way to and from work, obviously not giving a damn about who’s watching.I just relocated to Orange County and have been paying attention to advertisements that I hear on the radio — every day for the last two weeks, I’ve heard one from There’s never been a centralized place for queer women.You find out about an event through friends of friends on Facebook but you find it weeks later. If you’re a guy, there are plenty of platforms designed with you in mind—created by engineers who are most likely men and refined thanks to feedback from early adopters, also likely men. While Dattch was a pure dating app, Exton and her team expanded Her to become a social community experience—a digital place for queer women to converse.The pickings are much more slim for women seeking women, which is why it’s notable that U. Her isn’t just a pink-hued lesbian version of Grindr, which is essentially what gay app Bender (now Wapo) did when it introduced Brenda (now Wapa). Exton and her team kept Dattch’s profile and core dating mechanism but added a news vertical and a user-submitted events calendar.Since launching Dattch in 2013, Exton learned that people often went on the app simply looking for friends and kindred spirits.“The biggest things we found were that the need for women to meet each other extended way beyond dating—relationships, to meet and talk with other queer women,” says Exton.“Dating was not necessarily a core problem for Dattch, but anything beyond dating we were unable to address in a platform that was not designed for that at all.”Providing space to chat makes Her mirror how women go out in real life, says Exton.