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I get plenty of matches on Tinder, but within 24 hours around half of them un-match or block me after reading my profile.Whenever I do start talking to guys who “stick around,” I make sure that they know I am transgender before meeting them.Before it went further, I did my routine check of asking, “You know I’m right? I sat in the back seat of my car in complete shock.In that moment, I was mostly concerned about my safety.These guys want to chill somewhere less public or exclusively at their place so they won’t be seen with me.I have actually “dated” (if you can even call it that) some of these men, including one guy who checked his apartment’s hallway to make sure his neighbours wouldn’t see me leave his place.I usually get very forward messages from guys who just want me for my body.They view me as exotic, a kink, something new to try.
As a trans woman on dating apps, I’ve always made sure that guys are aware that I am transgender. There have also been many documented cases of trans women being hurt and sometimes even killed when they disclose their status to transphobic men that found them attractive, so being completely transparent is also a way of protecting myself from potentially dangerous situations.
” helped me whittle down the number of guys I talked to by half.
Thanks to Tinder, profile pictures say more than a thousand words—and actual words seem to be irrelevant on our profiles.
Despite the fact that we were on our third date, he didn’t even acknowledge my existence as I stood there a couple feet from him while he talked to his friend.
His silence told me exactly how much I meant to him.