Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are twice as likely as African-Americans to be targeted for a hate crime.
Trans folks, however, remain the most vulnerable segment of the LGBT community, despite their extremely small numbers.
Users shouldn’t have to choose between their safety and their participation.Tinder should be applauded for listening to the concerns of the trans community and working to bring dating into the 21st century.Tinder took a great leap toward inclusion on Tuesday by announcing that it would be rolling out expanded gender options for users.Following similar moves by Facebook and Ok Cupid, the popular dating app will allow transgender and gender nonconforming people to identify beyond the binary choices of “male” and “female.” By selecting the “More” option, users can choose between 40 identities, including “non-binary,” “transgender woman,” “transgender man,” “transmasculine,” “agender,” “two-spirit” and “other.”The trans-friendly upgrade was hailed as a groundbreaking moment for Tinder, a company that has struggled with preventing harassment on its platform.Unfortunately, it seems like the company still has some work left to do in order to ensure its update doesn’t unintentionally make the problem worse.
State police arrested Luc Tieman and charged him with murder a day after police discovered Valerie Tieman's body in woods.
In September the body of There are a number of ways that Tinder can help protect its trans users from potential danger.
Instead of making location sharing compulsory, the app should set privacy as the default.
Tinder worked with GLAAD’s Nick Adams, trans activist Andrea James and the creative team of “Transparent” to ensure that the solution met the evolving needs of the extremely diverse trans community.
It was important to recognize that in a rapidly changing America, trans folks are looking for love, too.
I just calmed her down.” Some three weeks later, police now allege that Luc Tieman killed his wife, charging him Wednesday with murder a day after finding her body in the woods near a Fairfield home where the couple lived.