I stayed in my back seat for probably five minutes to make sure he was gone.When I got back into the front seat to drive home, I still felt uneasy.So, whenever I see 6’2″ or taller on a guy’s profile, it’s almost an automatic right swipe.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 disclosing my status is also a way of protecting myself from potentially dangerous situations.After that, I stopped chasing guys who were too concerned about their feelings to even think about mine.Red flags like continually postponing dates and constantly asking, “When are you getting the surgery?Washboard-Abs-No-Face and unsolicited dick pics that most women, unfortunately, receive. Right as a transgender woman (I was born male, but identify and present as female) adds a whole new dimension to digital dating.
Thanks to Tinder, profile pictures say more than a thousand words—and actual words seem to be irrelevant on our profiles.As a transgender woman, my relationship with online dating is complicated to say the least.With my accounts on Ok Cupid, Tinder, Hinge, Coffee Meets Bagel and Christian Mingle, I am subjected to the same kind of messages from Mr.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.
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Another guy made sure even his social media presence wasn’t linked to mine.