What seemed to be happening was that transphobic people on Tinder were reporting those transgender users on the app.
“Everyone is welcome on Tinder,” a Tinder spokesperson told Business Insider in June. If we find that a user has been wrongfully banned, then we unban their account.
To learn more about how to be an ally to transgender people, please visit GLAAD's "Tips for Allies of Transgender People" page.
Simply put: sexual orientation is about who you are attracted to and fall in love with; gender identity is about who you are.
To learn more about how to be an ally to transgender people, check out GLAAD's Tips for Allies of Transgender People.
Transgender is a term used to describe people whose gender identity differs from the sex they were assigned at birth.
For example, a person who transitions from male to female and is attracted solely to men would typically identify as a straight woman.
A person who transitions from female to male and is attracted solely to men would typically identify as a gay man.