I have been dating an Ft M for about five months but just found out that he is an Ft M yesterday. So if you identify as straight and are attracted to men, dating someone who is FTM doesn’t mean that you are a lesbian.
As a teen with an Ft M (female to male transgender) writes, "I just turned 18 a couple days ago. Here’s the thing, sexual orientation tends to line up with the gender of the person that you are attracted to not with their biological sex.
Babies are usually assumed to have a male gender at birth if they have a penis, and a female gender if they have a vulva.
Gender identity is how someone feels about their gender assignment.
The changes come after complaints that many transgender users were being inappropriately “reported” and subsequently blocked by other users, in addition to the reality that after matching with prospective dates or partners, many transgender users received derogatory or threatening messages through the app.
The changes to the app are personal for Zackary Drucker, a performance artist and associate producer on the popular Amazon series “Transparent.” Drucker used the app in the past and consulted with Tinder while it was looking into how to be more inclusive.“Dating while trans is difficult, and one of the biggest hurdles is disclosing your trans status,” Drucker told CBS News in an email.