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A feminist joined Tinder & it didn’t go well

Event: #36 Speaker: Shahla Khan Date: 12th September 2019
Shahla Khan

About Shahla Khan

I’m an author, YouTuber and blogger living in Cardiff. Love writing about the awkward contrasts between Western and Asian cultures. Total night owl and partly introvert.

As an author & blogger, joining Tinder for me was more than dating; it was to mine content. Before long I recognized online dating abuse is a serious issue, especially if you’re a woke person who understands terms like internalised misogyny and cultural appropriation. My ‘10 Days On Tinder’ experiment ended and I wanted to share while a woman may have to get a restraining order, Sean Rad, the founder of Tinder calls them ‘lost puppies’. While men get abused as well, it is interesting to explore the differences between those and how guys could increase their chances of finding love on Tinder by avoiding phrases like “Bitch, I said Hi!”.

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