It’s called Bumble BFF, and the app’s founder, Whitney Wolfe, described the feature to as one “for girls in cities to find friends.” (The feature is available for both men and women, but based on Wolfe’s description and the BFF Instagram account’s penchant for all things pink and traditionally feminine, it’s pretty clear Bumble BFF is being heavily geared toward women.) “Once selected, you’re shown all other people of the same gender who are also looking for BFFs,” Bumble explains of the feature on its blog.
Except that, for women who date women, the app keeps mistakenly matching them with women who are only using the app to find female friends.
I've never been with a woman before, and even though I thought I wanted my next relationship to be with a woman, now that I've met this person, I'm focused entirely on him (them? I have little to no previous experience knowing, let alone dating, someone who identifies as genderqueer.
He tells me that he prefers gender neutral pronouns, but that he's used to being referred to as male, and is not offended when that happens.
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