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OkCupid Creates Right to Love Badge to Support ACLU

OkCupid was the first dating app to cater to people of all genders. Users can now choose from 22 genders and 13 sexual orientations on the site. According to founder Josh Hobley, they support everyone’s right to love whoever they want. When it comes to dating, having a safe and friendly community is crucial.

Talking about political identities, they are becoming increasingly important in the dating process, according to OkCupid. Politics is a significant dealbreaker for young women especially! Intriguingly, OkCupid has gotten more tolerant of things we previously were not. It’s great to see a dating service promote such a worthy cause, and it’s even better to see them back up their words with action.

We shall talk in detail about it but before that let’s know what ACLU is.

What is ACLU?

The American Civil Liberties Union is the nation’s guardian of liberty, having been created in 1920. The ACLU seeks to protect and maintain the individual rights and liberties granted to all individuals in the United States by the Constitution and laws of the United States through the courts, legislatures, and communities. Learn more about the ACLU’s history and goals.

There are a number of current action alerts available from the ACLU Action Center that can assist you in taking action on a variety of important subjects. You can also join the ACLU Action Network and receive weekly action alerts on important issues, as well as send emails to your representatives in Congress.

Donations can be made online, via phone at 888-567-ACLU, or by mail to ACLU Membership Department, 125 Broad Street, 18th floor, New York, NY 10004. The minimum monthly donation from an ACLU monthly donor is $5. Gifts to the ACLU’s monthly giving programme, Guardian of Liberty, are not tax-deductible. The minimum monthly donation from an ACLU monthly donor is $5. You will be charged each month on the date you joined as a monthly sustainer.

They take Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards, as well as an automatic debit from your bank account and checks. The ACLU Impact Society is a group of visionaries who donate $1,000 or more to the ACLU each year to help safeguard civil freedoms. Join the Impact Society and contribute to the development of a powerful force for change that will affect the lives of millions of people. You can contact them to correct their records if you’d like any assistance.

What is OkCupid?

OkCupid is one of the original dating sites, having been created in 2004. Since its introduction, the service has accumulated over 50 million registered users and 50,000 “Wanna get drinks?” dates per week. OkCupid’s dating algorithms are based on a combination of non-traditional questions and arithmetic. They consider compatibility factors that other websites haven’t considered.

OkCupid recently underwent a huge redesign, and their new marketing is fantastic. As of this writing, the site supports 13 gender identities, 22 sexual orientations, and a profile section for preferred pronouns. OkCupid is the only dating site that can honestly claim to be for everyone, and I adore them.

Because of the importance of social justice-related issues, an open-minded audience has gathered, creating a safe space free of the pressure to be perfect. OkCupid is also a great location for introverts and self-proclaimed nerds to meet someone who shares their interests. Badges on your profile are a fun way to show off your personality; so let’s talk about the Right to Love Badge that OkCupid created with ACLU.

OkCupid Creates Right to Love Badge to Support ACLU

Members who discuss politics in their profiles have had more successful matches than those who do not. For example, from 2015 to 2017, the percentage of users who used political phrases in their profile climbed by nearly 1,000%. It’s intriguing — and an excellent reason to take charge of your politics.

Following the Supreme Court’s verdict on the LGBTQ rights case earlier in 2018, the ACLU is now working on the Masterpiece case. It’s no surprise that the ACLU has a large following among our users. 

A new ACLU badge was added on June 6th 2018 to OkCupid, allowing daters to declare their support for the group. OkCupid will donate $1 to the ACLU for every person who receives a badge, up to a total of $50,000. You can tell potential mates that you support the ACLU and believe that everyone has the right to love who they want.

In honour of Pride Month, OkCupid has teamed with the ACLU to create a #RighttoLove Badge to express their support for the ACLU and inclusion. The badge was given to 90% of OkCupid users who answer YES to the question “Do you support the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)?” 

The badge was given to all users in the United States who publicly answer “yes” to the ACLU question mentioned above. The badge did not only promote supporters to one another, but it also highlight their support on their profiles. This badge had made connecting with other supporters even easier for daters.

“The #RightToLove badge will make you feel better about yourself and your matches. For every OkCupid user with the badge, we’ll donate a dollar to the ACLU, up to $50,000. We believe you should be able to love whomever you want, regardless of your gender, sexual orientation, or ethnicity,” said the CEO Ariel Charytan that year.

What are some facts about #rightToLove daters?

The following are some interesting facts about daters who support the ACLU:

  1. They are 4 times more likely to identify as feminists (and want to date one). 
  2. They are twice times more likely to have said “no way” to the question “Trump?”
  3. They are 30 times more likely than the general public to believe in global warming.

To sum-up

To make it easier for people to voice their support for social concerns, OkCupid has worked with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The ACLU emblem is intended to highlight the content of a person’s values in their profiles. According to OkCupid, its algorithm will be used to help match more ACLU supporters with one another.

I hope you found the information you sought. 

About the Author

Sasha Aun
Sasha Aun
Hi, I am Sasha, a professional relationship expert, and a blogger. At Datinghelpguide, I write tips to create an attractive dating profile and guides on managing dating profiles on multiple apps.