there are tens of thousands of people who define themselves as straight and they are very interested in meeting and dating transgender women.)”Membership on the site is free and almost all aspects of the site are accessible in the general membership.
From private messaging to group chats to membership searches t an an online virtual cocktail bar, TAT is an accessible, safe trans dating space that’s welcoming for trans women and their suitors.
She even dove deep into the misconceptions that exist and potentially threaten her ability to date without conflict.
At the core of the issue is communication and specialization.
However, even though the network is open to trans daters, there are still problems.
In an article for Huffington Post in 2015, Torraine Futurum detailed the types of men she constantly encountered on OKCupid.
She spoke of the positive and negative reactions to her reveal.
Trans users can accurately select their status as trans when creating a profile.However, despite this slowly rising level of awareness, there are still several challenges.Most of the news stories and opinion pieces circulating focus on the darker side of trans life: the bathroom bills, the high rate of death among trans women, the lack of protection against discrimination and hate crimes.It’s a specific and safe digital space that seeks to leap over the hurdles most trans women face in their dating lives.Adds Richmond, “TAT's competition is mainly from large corporate owned and publicly traded companies whose websites are highly commercial in nature.