Queer Dating Apps Get Together for Battling On The Web Stigma in NiceAF Campaign

Queer Dating Apps Get Together for Battling On The Web Stigma in NiceAF Campaign

A joint declaration from Building healthier Online Communities and dating platforms for homosexual and bisexual males, including POZ Personals.


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In the 1st collaboration that is ever cross-site of sort, Building Healthy social networks (BHOC) and dating platforms for homosexual and bisexual males (Adam4Adam, Daddyhunt, Grindr, POZ Personals, SCRUFF and Jack’d) have teamed up in order to make their online communities nicer — and kinder for everybody else — utilizing the NiceAF.org campaign.

“Racism along with other kinds of bigotry and stigma do not have spot inside our culture, whether or not it is regarding the streets or on the web,” said Jen Hecht, manager of BHOC, a partnership of dating apps and HIV/STD prevention businesses working together to guide homosexual, bi and trans men’s health.

“Many minority males find themselves either objectified and stereotyped with expressions such as for example ‘white guys just — merely a preference’. Where’s the city?

Where’s the respect? 53% of y our users are non-white,“ said Adam4Adam’s David Lesage. ”Adam4Adam is for all of us.”

“It’s more essential than ever we are proud to stand alongside other leaders in this coalition,” said Grindr’s Global Health Projects Manager, Emmett Patterson that we come together as one community to address these issues of abuse and discrimination online, and. “We wish to encourage a dialogue that is thoughtful the queer community around exactly how we can be more respectful and comprehensive, both online and in-person.”

The group behind NiceAF.org has put together a number of videos featuring males telling tales of how they maintain the experience that is online. Beginning June 3rd, the collaborating apps will ask their users to vote for the video clip that does the job that is best of embodying NiceAF’s mission of advertising nicer, kinder interactions between users.Continue reading