Now, the Internet is divided over a new app that just launched in November: Woo Plus, which is specifically geared toward plus-size women.
The app was launched to help “BBW (big beautiful women), BHM (big handsome men), plus-size singles and fat admirers” find love.
It is even more interesting, then, what they think about it.
Although each person is understandably different, some of the ideas about it ought to be typical.
LA is the national headquarters for the super-fit and the stunningly beautiful.
Rebecca continued to gush about Robert and me “Oh my God, you should have seen them at her best friend’s wedding this summer– they were the cutest couple on the dance floor…” I smiled and tried again to change the subject, “I dated a lot of guys before I met him though– have you girls ever tried online dating? In it, I am smiling at the camera and Robert is looking at me with a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eye. But somehow I ended up with a really attractive guy.
Before being matched, however, you’re required to fill out a profile, asked about your body type and body shape (with options ranging from “inverted triangle” to “rounded/apple.” “Tinder relies on a match being made between two individuals depending more on physical appearance.
As a result, there haven’t been many positive remarks made by plus sized users,” Becky Han, a member of the Woo Plus marketing team, told However, the app has received quite a bit of criticism, especially with one particular aspect: While women must be plus-size to use the app, men don’t have to be, which many feel gives the app a “fetishizing” quality while further categorizing plus-size women as “other.” “For me it feels that instead of addressing the way plus-size women are treated in society – and most certainly on the dating scene – we are having to further separate them,”London-based plus-size blogger Callie Thorpe told .
“Ce Ce’s dating a really great guy,” my friend Rebecca gushed to her coworkers.
It was “Thirsty Thursday” and I’d met Rebecca and her “PR girl” coworkers for a few martini’s and tapas in midtown.