The Non-Heterosexual Online Dating Sites Scene

The Non-Heterosexual Online Dating Sites Scene

The LGBTQ scene is usually regarded as open-minded, comprehensive and tolerant, however in truth sexism, misogyny, racism, homophobia as well as other types of discrimination have been in absolutely no way missing from the non-heterosexual globe, which includes internet dating (Connell, 1992; Phua and Kaufman, 2003; Wood, 2004; Ward, 2008; Miller, 2015; Robinson, 2016). Most of the past research on self-presentation among non-heterosexuals online has concentrated on guys, even though the lesbian internet dating market continues to be framed as a challenge by users, designers and investors (Murray and Ankerson, 2016). On mixed-sexuality internet web sites, such as for instance Tinder, non-heterosexual females encounter a sense of scarcity with regards to other ladies (Duguay, 2019). By rejecting a compulsory heterosexual way of living, lesbian presence has mainly been discovered where lesbians have actually provided typical cause with homosexual males, but lesbian presence by itself, and crucial differences when considering non-heterosexual gents and ladies, have actually historically been ignored in research (deep, 1980; Valentine, 2000; Wilkinson, 2008). (más…)