I didn’t know any trans women who were in long-term relationships. I knew the moment I told him I was trans, that bubble was going to burst. After we started emailing one day, he looked up my email address and found links to me.There was always a chance that they would say, ‘Oh, that’s great,’ but incredibly unlikely. He emailed me an hour before our date and said, ‘I just found out what you are. Goodbye.’”What it’s like to date women as a transgender woman:“Women haven’t had an issue.The changes come after complaints that many transgender users were being inappropriately “reported” and subsequently blocked by other users, in addition to the reality that after matching with prospective dates or partners, many transgender users received derogatory or threatening messages through the app.The changes to the app are personal for Zackary Drucker, a performance artist and associate producer on the popular Amazon series “Transparent.” Drucker used the app in the past and consulted with Tinder while it was looking into how to be more inclusive.“Dating while trans is difficult, and one of the biggest hurdles is disclosing your trans status,” Drucker told CBS News in an email.
On Tuesday, Los Angeles-based company announced that it’s updating its app to allow users to add more information about their gender identity.This is going to be an ongoing thing for the company — it’s not just us.