There’s even a Grindr-esque app that pairs performance artists with audiences.
Before getting an MFA from the University of Washington, Lee earned a bachelor’s degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale and a master’s in science education from Columbia.
Essentially, Raya is the “you can’t sit with us” of dating apps.
Last weekend, while drinking vodka from a water bottle on Fire Island beach, I was complaining about the pervasive Raya worship to my friend Alan, a 33-year-old filmmaker.
There’s now an easy way to narrow the playing field, thanks to hundreds of niche dating websites that cater to almost any specialty imaginable.
Siren, named for the mythical beauties who lured sailors to shipwreck on rocky shores, was founded by Seattle artist Susie J.
“As an artist, I hope that comes through over and over again,” Lee told Think Progress.
“This is a site that should be compassionate to people who want to make meaningful connections, and how do you do that?
Raya is like the hipster, DJ-infested version of Fight Club.
The first rule of Raya: You do not talk about Raya.