LGBTQ Dating Apps

Good luck with your next dating adventure!

As we round the corner and COVID vaccines are becoming available, you might be thinking about getting back in the dating scene. Understandably, we are all out of practice when it comes to interacting with other people in person. Whether you are looking for love or a casual hook-up, there is an app for you. Here are some LGBTQ-friendly dating apps you can try out to meet other folks in your area.

Hashtag Open

This app is perfect for people who are polyamorous or non-monogamous. It is not only for queer people, but it is a queer-friendly app. You can join the app with a partner or by yourself and meet other couples or individuals. The app’s founder is a feminist, author, and radio host.

Feeld

Feeld is an app that was created to help people find thirds. Like Hashtag Open, you can also set up a profile as a single person or a couple. It was founded in 2014 by a pair who wanted to explore the idea of dating as a couple and created the app to help others in a similar position  explore the same option. It offers over 20 different sexuality and gender identity options for its users and makes over 700k connections every month.

Hinge

Hinge calls itself the dating app designed to be deleted. Hinge is known for only showing you people who are vetted and within your social network, so you won’t have to look through countless random people. It also provides interesting prompts for users to answer along with photos, granting additional insights for your potential date.

Her

Her was founded to connect lesbian, bisexual, and queer people. With over 4 million users, there are plenty of people to meet through the app. It is well known for its calendar of LGBTQ events in the area, helping you to find ways to go out and meet other people in the community.  

Lex

Lex was launched in November 2019 and is an inclusive community. The app is designed for queer, trans, gender non-conforming, two spirit, and non-binary people to meet as lovers or friends. Its creation was inspired by lesbian personal ads that were found in a women-run erotica magazine in the ‘80s and ‘90s.

Jack’d

Jack’d claims to be the most diverse community for gay, bi, trans, and queer people around the globe. The users include 5 million members in 180 different countries. It is known for being one of the best apps for queer men of color. The style of the app caters more towards “no strings attached” hook-ups rather than long term relationships.

If you’re ready to get back out there, try one of these apps. Good luck with your next dating adventure! 


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