Bravado is a big part of what perpetuates hookup culture, but if you get students one-on-one, both young women and men, you hear about a lot of dissatisfaction and ambivalence. A: Students, in theory, will acknowledge that a hookup can be good.
We thought it would be cool to have something like that to find a sex From that brainstorm came Pure, a new app that brings the on-demand convenience of Uber or Seamless to the bedroom.
On Pure, users designate their gender and the gender(s) of the people they’d like to sleep with, specify whether they are able to host or not, and are shown any other willing users in the surrounding area, each with an “Okay” or “No Way” prompt.
Despite all of the controversy and pushback from both politicians and school administrators, she was driven by the stories she’d heard from friends about everything from sexual assault to not knowing where to find birth control. So Rader–who has since graduated and is now pursuing her Master’s in Global Health at the University of California, San Francisco–created Hookup, an app that aims to make sex ed fun and engaging with the goal of getting teens to actually use it.
“We want to target people when they start having sex, or right before, so they have the information they need,” Rader says.
In 2014, 22-year-old Brianna Rader was officially condemned by the state of Tennessee’s House of Representatives for creating a series of sex-education events called Sex Week at her school, the University of Tennessee.
The legislature’s resolution went so far as to call the festival “an atrocious event.”But rather than intimidating Rader, that reprimand just made her more determined to start sex-positive conversations.
When two users are mutually attracted, they’re given each others’ coordinates to meet up.
There are no profiles, no lengthy chat sessions, and all unfulfilled requests vanish after an hour.
Confidential user feedback keeps creeps at bay, and people who repeatedly no-show arebanned.