Swiping through a smorgasbord of faces and clicking ‘like’ or ‘pass’ pretty much distills this type of online dating down to one thing: looks. Downsides It’s fairly new so there aren’t heaps of matches on there.But, if you’re a FB tragic looking for a bit of fun, this app could be the ticket. Fancied (i Phone, Android coming)How it works It offers two match options – ‘fancying’ someone’s profile, or checking in at a nearby hot spot to fancy others anonymously.Information on support groups that you can connect with is also available via their website.Website: au Phone: (02) 6162 1924 Twenty10 incorporating GLCS NSW Provides a range of support services and social spaces for people of diverse genders, sexualities and sexes in NSW.What we think If you have the attention span of a goldfish, a one-track mind and can’t be bothered leaving your suburb to meet people, Blendr’s perfect.
Website: au Phone: (07) 3017 1777 Outside Brisbane: 1800 177 434 Open Doors Youth Service A drop-in centre and support service for young people who identify as sex, gender or sexuality diverse.
Website: au 9 am – 12 pm, 1 – 4.30 pm, Monday–Friday Phone: (02) 9519 7599 Regional NSW: (02) 9569 2366 Email: [email protected] ACON ACON is a NSW based organisation specialising in HIV prevention, HIV support and LGBTI health.
Services include state-wide counselling, care coordination, substance support, peer education and health promotion.
Sydney journalist Rachel Smith moonlights as an advice columnist and runs Letter To My Ex.
She’s also happily married and currently freaking out about all the fake dating app profiles she created as research and is now unable to delete.