matchmaking

Fair Trade

The Strange Secrets of the Online Dating Industry

We spent a day at the iDate conference, the meat market's meat market.
Gavin Haynes
2.26.18
FIGHTLAND

St-Pierre-Bisping Is Cynical, Shortsighted Matchmaking at Its Finest

The next middleweight title fight disenfranchises the UFC's best division to satisfy an imagined appetite for celebrity.
Jeff Harder
3.2.17
Stuff

The Feminist Matchmaker Fighting Against Dating Apps

Professional matchmaker Amy Van Doran's new community-building art exhibition, the Love Museum, just might help you find your soulmate.
Sarah Bellman
10.7.16
Stuff

Inside the Dating Site for Murderers, Rapists, and Violent Offenders

Looking to meet a notorious killer? Canadian Inmates Connect is here to help.
Molly Hayes
8.8.16
Stuff

The Owner of Polygamy.com Wants to Make Having a Second Wife Normal

I had a slightly awkward chat with Azad Chaiwala, who owns the UK's first polygamy matchmaking website and wants to break the taboo about having multiple wives.
Tshepo Mokoena
7.2.16
Stuff

The New Generation of Millennial Matchmakers Wants to Help Your Tinder Game

A growing group of millennials is trying to make matchmaking cool again.
Dakota Kim
6.21.16
Girl Writer

I Tried to Find Love on a Jewish Mom-Based Dating Site Before It Shut Down

JMom is basically like a 21st Century version of <i>Fiddler on the Roof.</i> What could go wrong? I invited my mom to test it out.
Alison Stevenson
4.28.15
Stuff

Meet the Chinese Parents Who Go on Dates for Their Kids

The latest Shanghai Matchmaking Expo saw the introduction of a dedicated room for parents, designed to make it easier for them to swap their kids’ profiles. I decided to head to this area to see if it was helping China’s loveless legions find romance.
Jamie Fullerton
6.5.14