Gay dating or sex online
It’s not responsible, it doesn’t feel like something be happening to a young community in 2017 and we are trying to break that,” Locke says firmly.
Rogers goes even further to say the existing apps can be “dehumanising” and “archaic” and that they do not feel safe or responsible while Locke brands them “slightly vulgar”.
Being gay adds another level of complexity to the dating process, and because we’re all men, we make this process of looking for a mate all the more difficult.
I don’t care who you are, or how you identify yourself (Bear, Twink, Jock, Daddy, etc), we’re all constantly horny.
Last year she praised the shared values between Bumble and Chappy saying: “Bumble has made great strides for women in the dating scene and we believe Chappy will do the same for gay men.” Locke echoed this praising Bumble’s responsible, feminist and quality values saying they have been incorporated into Chappy.
One thing both men are determined to distance Chappy from is “hook-up culture”.
“I didn’t want a d*** pic to be quite honest, I did not want someone sending me a picture of their penis immediately.
I wanted to be able to find someone who I could bring to my friends who I had fallen for.” “Both of us identified that all the apps out there at the moment are very much casual dating apps which focus on facilitating hook-ups,” Rogers adds.