SLACKER NEWS: Tinder now letting users identify their sexual orientation

Just in time Pride month, Tinder is adding information and options about sexual orientation and gender identity to its profiles. The company has teamed up with GLAAD to roll out a new feature that will help users properly convey their identity.

Users can now simply go into their profile, tap on “orientation”, they can choose up to three terms that describe their sexual orientation. Those descriptions can either be private or public, but will likely be used to inform matches on the app.

Tinder has also updated the on-boarding experience for new users so that they can include their sexual orientation as soon as they sign up for the dating app.

Source: http://blog.Blog.gotinder.com/orientations/