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These Childhood Pen Pals Got Married Thanks To OkCupid

HuffPost Live | Posted 09.15.2014 | Weddings

Gabriel Vaughan and Piper Goodeve were pen pals in high school but lost touch after going to college. Fourteen years later, they reconnected by coinci...

This Could Make Or Break Your Online Dating Profile

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 09.13.2014 | Divorce

Earnest pictures might be more effective than ironic ones when it comes to online dating profiles, according to OkCupid founder Christian Rudder. ...

Owning Up to Online Dating

Stephen Mariani | Posted 09.12.2014 | Technology
Stephen Mariani

When I first explained how we met to friends and family, I felt as if I needed to justify it. I'd say something like, "Well, my roommate tried it out and it seemed to work for him."

Black People And Asian Men Have A Much Harder Time Dating On OKCupid

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology

If you're a black man or woman or Asian man, you're going to have a tougher time getting a date on OKCupid. Users of the popular dating site have ...

OKCupid, That's OKStupid

Mark Weinstein | Posted 09.02.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

I believe we have already and will continue to see real change in the coming years as users take back the Internet and hold service providers more accountable for their actions.

The Perils Of Online Dating While Black

Literally, Darling | Posted 08.29.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

If you're young, black and female, your identity might be a liability. Recent studies have proven that online dating can be tainted by racism.

A Textual Relationship

Jamie Silverman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Jamie Silverman

People hardly talk on the phone these days. We text. Send pics. Tweet. But can you really get to know the essence of a person in these superficial, limited interactions?

Why OKCupid's 'Experiments' Were Worse Than Facebook's

Joseph Farrell | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

We understand OKCupid is a business with a product and as such will conduct research to improve its offerings, but this absolute lack of respect for OKCupid's customers is neither ethical nor acceptable, and is a breach of the principles of corporate citizenship.

What You Should Learn From OkCupid's Experiment

Laurie Davis | Posted 07.31.2014 | Technology
Laurie Davis

On Monday, OkCupid released a new experiment taking a very different approach. Rather than simply pulling data from users as they typically behave, they altered their eDestiny. As a result, users' charted different courses on the site but for the better.

OkCupid's Experiment May Have Broken FTC Rules

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2014 | Technology

By Casey Sullivan (Reuters) - OkCupid’s disclosure that the popular dating website intentionally misled couples about their suitabilit...

OkCupid Proudly Admits It Experiments On People All The Time

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 07.30.2014 | Technology

Remember last month when everyone hated on Facebook for manipulating people's moods in the name of science? On Monday, the dating website OkCupid came...

Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Melissa Schwartz | Posted 08.27.2014 | Media
Melissa Schwartz

It's true, most of us will never have the resources to be major financial players in political campaigns. Our advocacy lies in our voice, and in our wallets.

Why I Came Out Of The 'Good-Girl' Closet At 50

Erica Jagger | Posted 08.04.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

There's an extra layer of shame to being told you're an old slut. A young woman's "sluttiness" can be excused in part because she hasn't lived long enough to buy into social mores, and she's too hormonal to delay gratification. But an older woman who admits that she likes erotic pleasure without all the packaging? That's not just slutty, apparently, it's freakish.

My Life As A 'Blogger Boyfriend'

Stephen Mariani | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Stephen Mariani

"Hold on, babe, let me just choose a filter real quick." My girlfriend said this to me the other night as I was trying to tell her about the day I had.

Use These 10 Words If You Don't Want To Be Single Anymore

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.16.2014 | Divorce

Listen up, folks: The way you put together your online dating profile could mean the difference between a Friday night on the town and a Friday night ...

Why These Queers Are Boycotting OkCupid

Alex Berg | Posted 07.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Alex Berg

More of my queer-identified friends use it than any other dating website because the options are varied -- just not varied enough. On the website, users can only identify as male or female, and as straight, gay, or bisexual.

Let The Men Of Online Dating Show You How To Really Woo A Woman

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz & Amanda Scherker | Posted 05.01.2014 | Comedy

The suave gents of online dating know every woman loves a straight shooter.

How One Artist Challenges Objectification In Online Dating -- Nude Artworks (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.25.2014 | Arts

Those attempting to navigate the world of online dating know that for every polite and banal pick-up line sent through the ether of digital flirting, ...

5 Reasons Why I'm So Glad I Tried Online Dating

Alexa Cortese | Posted 06.14.2014 | Women
Alexa Cortese

I believe that when you take initiative to do something you want to do, good things will happen. They might not be the exact thing you set out to obtain (for example, you might meet someone online who turns out to be a really good friend), but they will add to your life regardless.

Mozilla's Anti-Gay CEO Hastily Resigns Amid Controversy

Becky Hayes | Posted 06.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Becky Hayes

Just weeks after the announcement was made, newly named Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigned from his post amid impassioned outcries from the LGBT commun...

Why I Gave up OKCupid... Without a Man

Reina Victoria | Posted 06.11.2014 | Divorce
Reina Victoria

After all, how else was I going to find love?

A Look Back At The Biggest LGBT News Stories Of The Week

Posted 04.11.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every F...

What It's REALLY Like to Date in N.Y.C. Spoiler: It's Terrible

Teresa Lee | Posted 06.09.2014 | New York
Teresa Lee

He gets up to go to the bathroom....and never returns, and you never hear from him ever again. Guess he fell into the toilet bowl and drowned to death?

How To Protect Yourself From This New Terrifying Security Flaw Called 'Heartbleed'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.10.2014 | Technology

There's a big problem with one of the tools used to protect your data as it travels over the Internet. The bug, revealed on Monday by security rese...

Mozilla CEO's Resignation Sparks Debate In Silicon Valley

Reuters | Gerry Shih | Posted 06.09.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Tech workers in Silicon Valley debated on Friday whether Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich got the comeuppance he deserved or was himself a victim ...