She might not think the first few guys are her type, but she could swipe for a few hours and probably find 15 guys she'd at least hook up with.And it's not a problem for gay men; about 70 percent of them report dating someone they met online.
Mostly-straight dating app Tinder had a projected 20 million active monthly users by April 2015, and gay male dating app Grindr, which on its fifth anniversary in 2014 had over 10 million user downloads, has been thriving for years now, but we have yet to see an app for lesbian and queer women really take off.
Daatch launched in 2014 and landed with a thud, primarily because many users reported a lot of technical issues and not enough women (a fatal flaw for a lesbian dating app).
So how did online dating miss the lesbian community?
One reason could be because there just is no good app for queer women.
Gay and lesbian singles need to understand what they hope to gain from their online journey in order to select the right dating site.
The same online dating etiquette applies — be honest about who you are and what type of relationship you're seeking.
Specifically, the results showed that: LGB teens were also twice as likely to be bullied at school or online than their heterosexual peers.
More than 40 percent of LGB students reported having seriously considered suicide and 29 percent said they attempted suicide in the past 12 months.
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual high school students are significantly more likely to be the victims of physical and sexual violence and bullying than other adolescents, according to new government data.
In the first nationally representative study of LGB teens, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that these students were three times more likely to have been forced to have sexual intercourse and two times more likely to have experienced sexual or physical dating violence when compared to their heterosexual peers. Jonathan Mermin, director of CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, told CBS News these numbers are "alarming and unacceptable.""The scope and magnitude on a national scale are heartbreaking," he said.
"Both said that this was a really common phenomenon: that dating sites have a notoriously low number of gay women, and that gay women are unlikely to flock to those services, ever." they exist, but even if you find one, the odds that she's your age and single and you connect with her on any romantic level at all are slim to none.