□ Let someone know you’re going out to meet someone you met online. □ Leave all of the contact information you have for the person you are meeting (i.e.screen name, e-mail address, name, etc.) with someone you trust or somewhere in your room where it could be found. Consider how different sexual activities put you at different risks for contracting sexually transmitted infections, including HIV.I am a young transgender woman, and I would honestly like to know, do people find me unattratcive?Is there an automatic turn off about being transgender?□ Pick a screen name that appropriately conveys who you are and what you’re looking for online. □ Set your own limits about how much personal information you are willing to disclose. Remove any information that you don’t want to share with a stranger. Pick a site that caters to the type of people you are looking to meet.
□ Use a new, lubricated condom every time you have vaginal or anal sex.
I feel like I will never find somebody because of misrepresentation in the media and untrue sterotypes.
Will I ever find someone that loves me for who I am inside?
“Thurst pretty much came out of a frustrated conversation with friends, joking about how horrible OKCupid was, for queer folks in general but especially for women and trans folks,” Thurst Co-Founder Morgen Bromell told me.
“We were talking about our various experiences on Tinder and realizing there wasn’t actually a space to exist and feel completely comfortable, and safe to interact with people and try to date at all.” Earlier this year, trans people on Tinder reported that they were getting banned from using the app because of their transgender identity.