If You Show Me Yours I’ll Show You Mine: Autostraddle Staffers’ Tinder Profiles

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I just moved to LA, and one of the best things about living in a new city is being able to actually use Tinder. Back in Idaho there were, like, seven people on there. It was garbage. So now that I can actually meet people for fun dates, hook ups or even lifelong romantic partnerships, I decided that I needed to amp up my tinder profile. I turned to Archie Bongiovanni because they're the first person I think of when I think of Tinder. So I can't really take credit for mine, it was all Archie with a little bit of Cecelia, but my new profile is a HUGE HIT.

I hear a lot of people say that no one reads Tinder bios, but honestly if you don't have one, I automatically swipe left (same if you say "just looking for friends" or you have a gun in your pictures). In my opinion, a good Tinder profile is more important than good hygiene. First impressions are important, and this is a digital first impression. There are plenty of stylish, hot people who are boring...

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Mey

Mey Rude is a fat, trans, Latina lesbian living in LA. She's a writer, journalist, and a trans consultant and sensitivity reader. You can follow her on twitter, or go to her website if you want to hire her.

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