In 2018, a twenty-something @ruchira_sharma wrote about her online dating experiences as a South Asian woman. In the article, “South Asian Women Like Me Still face Subtle Racism on Tinder," Sharma concluded that dating apps are a "minefield." We catch up with the writer January 21st, at 4:30pm to see whether her thoughts have changed nearly two years later.
Ruchira Sharma is a staff writer at inews where she covers online culture and misinformation. She’s been a journalist for three years and has written for titles including @galdemzine , @vice, and @guardian. Sharma is interested in how people navigate online spaces and forge connections with others and the darker side of finding intimacy or community online.