Meghan Markle ended her two-year marriage to Hollywood producer Trevor Engelson “totally out of the blue” and the then-husband felt that he was “a piece of something stuck to the bottom of her shoe,” a new book written by Princess Diana’s biographer claimed.
The details about Markle — who is set to marry Prince Harry on May 19 — will be released in “Meghan, A Hollywood Princess” by Andrew Morton.
Instead, there is scrutiny over the racist, fatphobic, and other insults masquerading as “sexual preferences” on their profiles.
This made me curious about the way queer women use apps like Tinder and HER and if we are, in essence, doing the same things in the way that we specify “no butches,” “feminine women only,” “no ghetto chicks” and other statements in order to ward off prospective partners who we don’t see as “our type.” “I have seen apps/sites that allow you to specify ethnicity, race, weight preference, etc.,” says Lauren Hamilton, a frequent dating app user. I don’t want to waste time sending a message to a woman who prefers skinny, white women when I am certainly not that.” I asked the founder of HER, Robyn Exton, how many women specify the kind of appearance they are looking for in their profiles.
The site is intended to be a safe space for LGBTQ people -- and their straight allies -- ages 13 to 24, and users seem to be very respectful of each other.
The site mentions that sexual discussions are allowed in a certain chat area, but explicit content is strictly forbidden everywhere else.Trevor Space is a monitored youth-friendly site where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth ages 13 to 24 can connect with other young people throughout the world, and can get involved in their local LGBT communities.Parents need to know that the Trevor Space social networking site is an arm of the Trevor Project, a suicide prevention organization that provides support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth.“It’s a much smaller percentage than you might imagine,” she said.“ Friends who I polled on this gave me examples where it seems that the most common physical appearance statements are made about height (mostly noting how tall they are, but sometimes adding “no short girls”), and often what their hair currently looks as if it isn’t represented in their photos.Historically many orthodox religions have treated LGBTQ people harshly.