OKCupid adds ‘bear’, ‘bottom’ and ‘switch’ to its list of LGBTQ+ identities

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Dating app OkCupid says it’s marking Pride month by increasing the number of ways in which LGBTQ users can identify. In a blog post they said, “Users can choose from an expanded list of over 60 identities to signal to other users who they really are and how they identify.” New identities you can include in your profile include: Bear; Boi; Bottom; Butch; Drag king; Femme; Hard femme; High femme; Leather; Stone femme; Switch; Top; and Twink. It says the additional list of identities, which should all be on offer by the end of the month, was created in consultation with the Human Rights Campaign.

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