Designed for the Diverse LGBT Community, Expands Social Networking and Dating Opportunities to Ten New States in its Next Phase of National Rollout, Bringing its Total Availability to Nearly Half of the U.S.

NEW YORK, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on remarkable early success, recently launched has announced an expansion into ten new states; residents of Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, New Mexico, Texas and Louisiana now have access to the powerful features and rapidly growing community of this revolutionary dating and social networking site.

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"As membership within our site has been skyrocketing, we are happy to share the news that we will be available throughout the U.S. by the beginning of summer," remarked Rachel Kimelman, co-founder of 

New members of are encouraged to fill out a Relationship Readiness Quiz. This recommended assessment tool helps members understand their own goals, whether that's social networking or the search for a significant other. As a second step, anyone can complete the optional LGBTQuestionnaire, which reveals potential compatibility with other members without creating any obligation or restricting search functionality.

Unlike many relationship sites, doesn't try to pigeon-hole members into pre-determined categories. For one thing, the site isn't only for those in search of romantic relationships. also functions as a traditional social network, enabling members to make new friends or coordinate events in their community.

Basic membership with is free and provides enough features to set one on the path toward love or friendship. A paid premium membership opens up a bevy of additional search options, a "wink" feature, initiating instant messaging and video chat, and the ability to upload as many as 200 photos. Premium members can also change their username, play internet games with other members and see who has viewed their profile.

With the Millennial generation becoming increasingly vocal in politics, mainstream American society has been gradually shifting away from conservatism. Within the LGBT community, that's meant increasing acceptance without fear of backlash. Nowhere is that shift more evident than in the success of marriage equality movements. Indeed, it's only a matter of time before marriage equality becomes ratified everywhere. Considering these tectonic shifts, the founders of concluded that the time was ripe for a dating site catering to adults in the LGBT community looking for more than casual hookups.

After an official launch in November 2013, has earned a significant and loyal following; thousands of members have already registered, and the official Facebook page has more than 13,000 "likes" and counting.


As members of the LGBTQ community, the founders have been on numerous dating sites over the years. Being a part of this community, finding romantic relationships or just making new friends can be frustrating. Most LGBT online dating sites are not inclusive of everyone in the community and focus mostly on "hook ups." The mission of is to provide a haven for those in search of meaningful romantic relationships and friendships.

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