"There are plenty of fish in the sea."The age-old saying traditionally applies to dating, but it can also apply to dating apps.With so many dating sites and apps available today, where does one even start?Being a woman on the internet almost guarantees that you'll be harassed.That's not exactly the most optimal dating environment.Raya, on the other hand, is like the Berghain of dating apps; if the gatekeepers don't like you, you're not getting in.The app has a vetting process that includes sharing your Instagram account and providing a recommendation from someone who's already been accepted into the Raya inner circle.Here's a short list of the most popular dating apps you can download.While some are just apps, a few also have desktop sites you can log into on your computer -- and there's no shame in using more than one service at a time.
Aside from permanently leaving the ball in the lady's court, Bumble is pretty similar to Tinder, with an simple right-swipe-based design.
According to Raya, applications without a recommendation from a current member rarely get accepted.
The League is available on i OS and Android, but, in true elite form, Raya is only available on i OS.
For queer users who want to specifically meet other queer people, or who don't want to accidentally be seen by your straight co-workers, it's a helpful option to have.
If the thought of meeting someone you met on the internet makes you nervous, there are apps that can connect you with people your friends already know.