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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
2.26.19
Dating

It's Almost Never Worth Spending Money for a Dating App

If you want better matches—and more dates—on Tinder, Bumble or other apps, focus on your profile instead of upgrading to a paid version.
Molly Kay
6.29.18
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
2.13.18
Dating

The Struggles of Online Dating When You're Poly

It's all good until someone spots you on Bumble and assumes you're cheating on your partner.
Allison Tierney
1.18.18
online dating

OkCupid Wants Everyone to Use Real Names and Users are Pissed

The change could make people more vulnerable to harassment and doxxing.
Samantha Cole
12.22.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

White Supremacist Chris Cantwell Got Booted from His Favorite Dating Site

OkCupid is the latest tech company to cut ties with members of hate groups using their platforms.
Drew Schwartz
8.18.17
Comics!

'Libertarian Chicken,' Today's Comic by Ben Passmore

A cat hangs out with a chicken who won't get off its soapbox.
Ben Passmore
8.2.17
Sex machina

Sex in Public Bathrooms Is Awful—Except When It's Great

A recent OKCupid survey revealed the most popular bars for a restroom quickie in a variety of US cities. What is the allure of getting it on in a urine-stained stall?
Maria Yagoda
7.25.17
online dating

How Rejected Men Use Dating Apps to 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
2.14.17
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
News

Why Doesn't the Trans Community Have a Legit Dating App Yet?

For cisgender people, it's easier than ever to hook up, date, or otherwise couple. For trans and the trans-experienced, things are much, much harder.
Raquel Willis
8.11.16
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