Editor’s Note: These 5 apps were Chloe’s choices in 2015 when this article was first featured, as a follow-up to her 2013 review.
Over the last two years, we’ve seen a few new additions, most notably Find Femmes and Compatible Partners.
I like that instead of clicking on a profile to see more than one picture, HER shows you a collage of images to quickly convey who you’re looking at.
“Feed,” my favorite part of HER, is similar to my Facebook feed in that it is all lesbians posting links, events, thoughts, etc. HER introduces itself as “the app that will introduce you to every lesbian you ever wanted to meet.
Then again, HER’s minimalist profile reflects the modern trend in online dating towards less chatty profiles that encourage users to interact rather than creep.
On the “Meet” tab, I browsed the profiles of fetching young lesbians in my immediate vicinity.
The company also plans to make incorporating LGBTQ.
HER’s modern hybrid of dating and social networking is a refreshing break from the pressure to hook-up or fuck off that embodies some competitors.
”My pleasant if unremarkable experience with Bumble was slightly marred when I read this ludicrous passage in “Users swipe left (or ‘no’) and right (or ‘yes’) on profiles of potential partners. But on Bumble—unlike Tinder or Ok Cupid—only the women can begin a conversation…
Perhaps still more impressive: the ratio of women to men using the app, which is just about even—uncommon for this sector.
If no one says something within the first 24 hours, the connection disappears forever!
Making the first move has always been a massive pain in our gay asses, and a ticking clock might be just what queer girls need to swallow their shyness and just say “Hey!