Queer dating site
The website, currently in its trial period, uses an algorithm to divide users into groups based on factors such as age and geographical location.
Users are asked to identify their gender as well as their sexual and romantic attraction to men and women on a sliding scale.
“There’s tons of dating sites but there’s nothing specific to being Jewish and queer,” said Joanna Halpern, an undergraduate student at Mc Gill University who identifies as a Jewish lesbian. Unlike other dating apps, it has all the perfect questions for being Jewish and all the specific questions for being queer that other websites would be lacking.” The site name plays off of Saw You At Sinai, one of the most popular Jewish matchmaking websites for Jewish singles.
Queer men of color have fewer options in online dating than queer white men.
It is troubling to see racial hierarchies reified in online queer dating spaces because queer people should know better.
Queerness does not give whites a pass to be openly racist.
Data suggests these stories are not uncommon or unique.
Based on data published by Ok Trends, a blog produced by Ok Cupid, white gay men respond more often to Ok Cupid messages from other white men than from men of color.