President Dilma Rousseff’s Attorney General Roberto Gurgel had backed the plan granting gays and lesbians the right to form civil unions, and on guaranteeing them the same legal rights as same-sex couples.
A new wave of free dating apps is making old-fashioned dating sites look downright matronly — but it can be difficult to know which you’ll like best.
Take a look at our guide to some of the younger, hotter apps out there — and who knows? Best for: Anyone who wishes they could just talk to people they find attractive in a bar — but, you know, without actually having to go to a bar.
One in ten American adults has dabbled in online dating, according to Pew Research Center, and it’s poised to become a $2 billion industry.
Yet women have not been as quick to embrace the dating apps; men are twice as active as women when it comes to online dating, according to 2013 research.
If both people “like” one another (swipe right) they go into a private chat room where they can get to know each other better.
Best for: Any woman who has been turned off by online dating, thanks to one too many explicit messages or “erotic” pictures sent from a total stranger.Shelve the roses and chocolate, and bust out your smartphone—if you haven’t already that is.Online dating has been around for several years, but thanks in part to mobile dating apps, it is exploding. "We talked to a lot of people, including founders of other dating sites, and gay women we were friends with," Tessler says. When Tessler decided to start online matchmaking service The Dating Ring two years ago, she couldn't get nearly enough gay women to match with the few gay women who had signed up for the service.Whether they'll be hugely successful remains to be seen.