Dating Apps for Traditionally Marginalised Populations

Posted On: April 16, 2024

🌟 Welcome to our blog post highlighting Dating Apps for Traditionally Marginalized Populations!

🌈 Discover innovative platforms like Wable, Dateability, and Mattr App.

Join us as we delve into how these apps are reshaping the dating landscape and creating inclusive spaces for authentic connections.

💕 Let’s explore how technology is empowering traditionally marginalized populations to find love and companionship in a supportive and understanding environment. 🚀

1. Wable

A new dating app called Wable, specifically designed for the neurodivergent community, is helping individuals with autism find love.

The app includes features such as conversation starters and in-app videos to support users through the dating process. Co-founder Holly Fowler emphasizes the importance of providing a platform where neurodivergent individuals are not overlooked in social situations.

Users like Rachel, who lives with autism and ADHD, find interacting on Wable easier than on traditional dating apps. The app aims to help users find friends or romantic partners online in a supportive environment.

2. Dateability

Dateability, a free dating app for the disabled and chronically ill community. With a mission based on accessibility, Dateability is available on iOS, Android, and web application ( People with physical, intellectual, and psychiatric disabilities and chronic illnesses are welcome to join, as well as non-disabled allies. Furthermore, Dateability welcomes the LGBTQIA+ community.

3. Mattr App

  • First dating app for neurodivergent community launched in London to tackle stigma
  • Mattr app by Jamie Johnston for people with autism and ADHD
  • Features include video replies, voice-activated text reading
  • Only 9% of autistic adults married, 32% have romantic partner
  • App aims to create safe space for authentic connections
Mattr app

Have suggestions for more apps catering to marginalized populations? Share your recommendations in the comments below and let’s continue to explore how technology is empowering traditionally marginalized communities to find love and companionship in a supportive and understanding environment. 🚀

About Dr. Martha Tara Lee

Dr. Martha Tara Lee has been a passionate advocate for positive sexuality since 2007. With a Doctorate in Human Sexuality and a Masters in Counseling, she launched Eros Coaching in 2009 to help individuals and couples lead self-actualised and pleasurable lives. Her expertise includes working with couples who have unconsummated marriage, individuals with sexual inhibitions and discrepancies in sexual desire, men with erection and ejaculation concerns, and members of the LGBTQIA+ and kink communities. Dr. Lee welcomes all sexual orientations and is available for online and face-to-face consultations. Martha speaks English and Mandarin.

She is the only certified sexuality educator by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) in the region (as of 2011) and is also an AASECT certified sexuality educator supervisor (as of 2018). She strives to provide fun, educational, and sex-positive events and is often cited in the media including Huffington PostNewsweek, South China Morning Post, and more. She is the appointed Resident Sexologist for Singapore Cancer Society, Of, and Virtus Fertility Centre. She is the host of radio show Eros Evolution for OMTimes Radio. In recognition of her work, she was named one of ‘Top 50 Inspiring Women under 40’ by Her World in July 2010, and one of ‘Top 100 Inspiring Women’ by CozyCot in March 2011. She is the author of Love, Sex and Everything In-Between (2013),  Orgasmic Yoga: Masturbation, Meditation and Everything In-Between (2015), From Princess to Queen: Heartbreaks, Heartgasms and Everything In-Between (2017), and {Un}Inhihibited (2019).

You can read the testimonials she’s received over years here. For her full profile, click here. Email her here.

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