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sex and relationships

Bisexual Women Explain Why They Hate Being 'Unicorn Hunted' for Threesomes

As non-monogamous dating and polyamory have become more popular, the practice of couples using dating apps to deceive women into being their mythical "third" is on the rise.
Sophie Hemery
6.10.19
Dating

I Asked Critics How to Fix My Friend's Sloppy Dating Profile

“When women see the word ‘sex’ on a dating profile, it's automatic alarm bells.”
Graham Isador
2.27.19
LGBTQ

Are Gay Dating Apps Doing Enough to Respond to User Discrimination?

Some say it is high time that apps like Grindr changed their filter features.
Jon Shadel
2.14.18
Dating

What Online Dating Is Like When You’re Poly

It's all good until someone spots you on Bumble and assumes you're cheating on your partner.
Allison Tierney
1.19.18
online dating

How Harassers Use Dating Apps to Dox and Torment Women

Lack of security on Tinder and Bumble put women disproportionately at risk.
Brent Holmes
5.25.17
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

How Hackers Are Helping Dating Site Users Find True Love

"I've had a surprising number of women ask me if they can weed out guys whose profiles show them holding up fish."
Natalie Shutler
2.21.17
tech

Meet the Woman Who Logged Every Detail of Every Date She Went on for Two Years

I assumed Carin Fishel would have discovered the secret to dating, so I called her for advice.
Julian Morgans
9.9.16
Girl Writer

Looking for Love on WooPlus, an App for Plus-Sized Dating

The app is a hybrid of Tinder, OkCupid, Hinge and Bumble – except it's exclusively for fat people.
Alison Stevenson
2.15.16
tech

Canada’s Tinder Men Are Annoying Black Women with Their Racist and Sexist Bullshit

Life is tough enough dating as a black woman without having to deal with creepers messaging you about "dark chocolate".
Eternity Martis
9.29.15
Stuff

My Dad Tried to Tame a Wolf

When I think back on the tragedy that unfolded, I look past my dad's alpha-male facade and see a man who just wanted to give his boys the childhood he didn't have.
Gavin Jenkins
6.30.15
Stuff

This Is What it's Like to Be a Mixed-Race Girl on Tinder

Out of the hundreds of conversations I've had on the app, about half of them have involved a man tokenising me for my ethnicity.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
5.15.15
Girl Writer

I Had a Sex Slave, and It Was Awesome

He ran my errands, massaged me on command, and requested to sleep on the floor. It was my first time being in a romantic partnership where I truly felt like I could be myself.
Alison Stevenson
3.4.15
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