Tinder is trying to make itself more accessible to transgender users.
The dating app, which is owned by Match Group (mtch), is adding gender options and more dating preferences in the next month or two.
yet."Tinder said that it's working with LGBTQ advisors, including transgender activist Andrea James and GLAAD, as part of its commitment.The move is seen as a step forward for people who are transgender or gender-nonconforming who wanted to be better represented by the popular app.Crucially, these updates also aim to create a safer, more accepting environment for transgender users.The only options users currently have are male or female."For a long time we haven't done enough to give them a good experience," said Tinder CEO Sean Rad at the Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif."It's harder for them to get what they are looking for.“Tinder’s update ameliorates the typical discomfort and stress that trans people experience around disclosure.