A woman, identified a Ariel Hawkins has filed a lawsuit against the popular dating app tinder for deactivating her account after she revealed that she is post-op, she wants judge’s order to prohibit Tinder from discriminating against trans people in Oregon.
The woman who hails from Portland, Oregon claims her account was cancelled immediately after she updated her profile to show she is post-op.
She reported to have received an email from Tinder claiming that she had violated their terms of service but the specific term was not stated.
She said she believes Tinder is trying to remove all trans people in order to preserve their brand.
She stated:
“I don’t think the company understands trans people and they don’t appreciate how we may represent ourselves”.