Even if a gay girl is open to dating a bi girl, even if she doesn't harbor preconceived conceptions about bisexual women, my guess is that to make things easier and more streamlined, she is going to search for gay women.To further support this assumption, out of the 24 emails I received within the first 12 hours after creating my profile, I was not contacted by one single female.Sure, there are dating sites specifically designed for bisexual women, but they do not have the reach or the users of other, more well-known sites, and frankly, they tend to alienate gay women and straight men.
The same can't be said for the male population, though. I've had my hopes dashed many a time after swiping right on a woman's profile, only to find that she's just new in town and trying to get someone to show her around.
Meanwhile, when you're in the position of liking both ladies and gents on Tinder, it can teach you a lot about human behavior across the sexes.
Don't bother trying to keep it local — unless you're actively following the Tegan and Sara tour bus around the country, if you stick to a 10 mile radius you're going to run out of fellow girls-into-girls in the area within a week.
Four out of the 24 men who emailed me were part of a couple, and they were on a hunt for a third.
This explains the abundance of headlines throughout bi women's profiles that read "I AM NOT INTERESTED IN COUPLES! And when a single man emails me in an innocuous fashion but his profile indicates that he is only interested in bisexual women, I inevitably wonder if and when he is going to drop the threesome request.