A New App Wants to Revolutionize Dating As a Queer Person. Can It?

With the consistent loss of lesbian bars, feminist bookstores, and other queer, trans, and women-centric safe spaces (both physical and virtual) it’s become even harder for those of us who aren’t cis men to find one another.

One such virtual space that has become a de facto dyke bar is Personals, an Instagram account, specifically for queer, bisexual, and trans people, that posts user-submitted, text-based personal ads, encouraging interested parties to follow up with the poster on their own Instagram page, linked and included with the caption.