If you’re not having any luck finding us, how about posting on your internet dating profile that you’re looking for one of us? And once the trust is there, well, let the good times begin!
If you’re not sure, ask us what pronouns we want used; most of us love to be asked. if we don’t exactly correspond to the stereotypes of our preferred gender), try not to use the wrong pronouns. We may need some reassurance that you find us attractive.
In 2013, an online petition asking OKCupid to accommodate trans and genderqueer people received more than 1,000 signatures.
Ryley Pogensky, the genderqueer person who created the petition, said that when he asked OKCupid about adding more gender identity options, a representative told him it would be difficult to change the site because it was built “in a pretty binary way.” La Mon has noticed that his male and female OKCupid profiles get different matches.
Beatie came across very genuine and very compelling in his interview with Oprah, who remarked a couple times on his seeming nervousness.
Initially, I felt a little put off by the family’s approach to telling their story in such a celebrity-inducing fashion by going on Oprah and doing a spread on People Magazine.