No matter who you are, creating a dating profile is an exercise in vulnerability. You must identify yourself, along with what you’re seeking, and rest on the hope that there are people out there who like the same things you do. When dating apps require information such as your gender, the gender you’re seeking, and what your dealbreakers are, they’re collecting valuable data to help you narrow down your choices, but there’s much more to it than male or female, gay or straight. When you are queer, gender nonconforming, or questioning your sexual identity, an insensitive dating app question can leave you feeling rejected long before a date even takes place.
Enter Feeld (think playing the “field” with your “feelings”), a dating app built on the notion that there’s nothing less predictable or less binary than human desire. What started as a safe space to find a threesome has become a safe space for anyone – no matter how you identify – to find whatever it is they’re looking for. (more…)