The obvious irony of ‘What the Flip? ’ is that Grindr, by its nature

The obvious irony of ‘What the Flip? ’ is that Grindr, by its nature

Encourages its users to divide the planet into those people who are and the ones who aren’t viable objects that are sexual to crude markers of identification – to think when it comes to sexual ‘deal-breakers’ and ‘requirements’. In that way, Grindr merely deepens the grooves that are discriminatory which our intimate desires currently move. But online dating sites – and specially the abstracted interfaces of Tinder and Grindr, which distil attraction down seriously to the necessities: face, height, fat, age, competition, witty tagline – has perhaps taken what is worst in regards to the present state of sex and institutionalised it on our screens.

A presupposition of ‘What the Flip? ’ is that this is certainly a peculiarly homosexual issue: that the homosexual male community is simply too trivial, too body-fascist, too judgy.

The homosexual males within my life state this kind of thing on a regular basis; each of them feel bad as both) about it, perpetrators and victims alike (most see themselves. I’m unconvinced. Can we imagine predominantly right dating apps like OKCupid or Tinder producing a internet show that encouraged the‘community that is straight to confront its intimate racism or fatphobia? (más…)