Andrea James

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Trans Rights: Not Tolerance But Acceptance Is The Ultimate Goal

Trans Rights: Not Tolerance But Acceptance Is The Ultimate Goal

Noma Nazish FEB 26, 2018   “ Gender liberation helps everyone, not just transgender people. Part of our goal is to break down the myth that men and women must adhere to rigid, distinct, stereotypical roles. Our movement is about allowing everyone…

GLAAD Media Awards New York 2017

GLAAD Media Awards New York 2017

I had the pleasure of joining my friends from Tinder at the 2017 GLAAD Media Awards in New York. Our table included several folks from team Tinder who were instrumental in rolling out their gender options. It also included the…

Transgender on Tinder

Transgender on Tinder

Spark with Nora Young Sunday December 18, 2016 “Trans folks were being flagged and kicked off Tinder for being themselves,” says Zackary Drucker, an artist and producer for the hit Amazon show Transparent. The update, which occurred last month, was designed…

Transgender on Tinder? Now You Can Identify Yourself That Way

Transgender on Tinder? Now You Can Identify Yourself That Way

By LIAM STACK NOV. 15, 2016 The update, which was released on Tuesday, was designed in consultation with transgender community leaders and other prominent transgender people, including the activists Andrea James and Nick Adams and several entertainers connected to the award-winning…

Tinder Reengineers Its Gender Field, With Help From The Trans Community

Tinder Reengineers Its Gender Field, With Help From The Trans Community

  JOHN PAUL TITLOW 11.15.16 9:04 AM “Tinder is so easy and simple to use that it’s an interesting programmatic challenge to address such a complex thing as gender identity and expression,” says Andrea James, a film producer and longtime…

Tinder update includes 37 new gender identity options

Tinder update includes 37 new gender identity options

Carly Mallenbaum , USA TODAY1:17 p.m. EST November 15, 2016 Tinder offered only two gender picks prior to a major update Tuesday: female or male. Now, the dating app that boasts more than 20 billion “matches” is offering dozens more auto-fill…

Tinder to become more transgender and non-binary friendly

Tinder to become more transgender and non-binary friendly

3 June 2016 by David Hudson Tinder has quickly established itself as one of the most popular dating apps in the world. However, until now, it’s proved problematic for those wanting more options that just ‘male’ or ‘female’. According to…

Tinder CEO has plans to make the app more transgender-friendly

Tinder CEO has plans to make the app more transgender-friendly

by BRYAN CLARK Jun 3, 2016 Yesterday, Tinder CEO Sean Rad said he is working to make the site more friendly for non-binary genders that don’t necessarily fit neatly into a male or female box. Read the rest *http://thenextweb.com/insider/2016/06/03/tinder-ceo-plans-make-app-transgender-friendly/

Tinder CEO vows to improve service for transgender users

Tinder CEO vows to improve service for transgender users

3 JUNE 2016 – 10:45AM | POSTED BY JOHN GLENDAY Tinder chief executive Sean Rad has vowed to do more to accommodate transgender users, signalling a shift from its binary male/female restrictions on dating interests to something more fluid. Read the…

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