Fill 8 Copy 2 Created with Sketch. Mainstream apps like Tinder, Grindr and OkCupid have been slow to recognize the needs of their trans users. And even if you do find a match on an app, dating IRL can pose very real threats.
Photo. Courtesy of Jordan Ring Photography. When Vanderpump Rules introduced their newest cast member, Billie Lee , during the show's Pride episode this past season, she was immediately confronted with a conversation transgender women hear way too often. As soon as Billie introduced herself as a transgender woman, someone in the audience shouted out "you're gorgeous, wow. Whatever she had done, you did a great job, you got your money's worth, because I couldn't tell.
Some of my most entertaining stories have come from my dating chronicles, but so have some of my worst. They go as follows. The Unaccepting Guy Profile. This guy is most likely a Republican or comes from a conservative-leaning family.
Here's what I wish people know about dating me. Don't see me as a fetish or a novelty A lot of men see me as a kind of fetish. I went on a date recently, and the guy said, "Ah, I've never dated a trans woman before". He went on to say he'd been wondering how I'd tucked my "penis" away.