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Aimed exclusively at lesbians, bisexual and/or bi-curious women, the Dattch dating app ought to be a shoo-in for the large San Francisco market.
So it’s no surprise that the startup – after raising money and honing its product in London – has now launched in the California city. The product emphasises photos — not just profile photos but photos of where someone lives, what they wear, what they like etc.
It incorporates Facebook Connect and makes a point of weeding out fake profiles created by straight men fishing for willing partners.
CEO and co-founder Robyn Exton has repeatedly said the gay female dating scene is badly served, and – given the success of Tinder and the like – an app experience now makes a lot of sense.
A lot of college guys complain that older men try to pursue them more, which doesn’t seem as predatory to me because I know that a lot of these guys I see at bars are dressed professionally, are definitely businessmen, have probably been in relationships with women, and have repressed these feelings for a while.
Vassar is a pretty good place to be “not straight.” It’s very strange as a person who’s not straight but not gay, because it’s kind of a numbers thing— there are still more straight men on campus than “not straight” women.
Everyone I dated — excuse me, hooked up with — wanted one thing: fun.
No sit-down-and-split-the-bill dates, no cuddling in a twin-sized bed, no wearing each other's sweatshirts.
I did prefer being in that relationship, but then again, all of the queer experiences I’ve had have been hooking up.
As a bisexual person, and as a college woman, you tell people you’re bisexual they’re immediately like, “it’s a phase” but there are also straight girls who want to experiment, and they just toy with your feelings.
Some highlights: the 6'3” lumberjack who used me to make his closeted best friend (and current fiancée!