Most people know about mobile dating app Tinder, but have you heard of Bae, Salaam Swipe or JSwipe?These are just some of the many niche dating apps catering for those from different religious or cultural backgrounds.Her parents are from Bangladesh."I started using Tinder a year ago but I had a bad experience on it so I deleted it," she said."A guy was messaging me telling me how much he liked my skin.
Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney.Making time to find Mr or Ms Right might not fit in with trying to juggle travelling, making time for friends and family or building a career.A report by Relationships Australia in 2011 showed that simply meeting enough people was one of the biggest road blocks singles faced when looking for a partner.Where there's no racial dynamic like that and you can kind of feel equal, like you don't think that this person's so great for dating you."My mum really wants me to date a brown boy, ideally a brown Muslim boy, but she doesn't want to push it too far.Yeah, she's very invested in that idea."I completely disagree with that.But that's really weird for me because it's just my skin."The benefits of using a dating app specifically for people of colour, Ms Rahman said, was that it removed any "awkward racial dynamics". Always when you meet another person of colour you can always talk about coming from different ethnic cultural backgrounds, there's a connection that forms there. "A con is that it's so new in Australia and Sydney itself doesn't have a humongous ethnic population.Ms Rahman said she knew a lot of people her age who have an "internalised idea that if a white person is into them then it's great, because white is the default attractiveness"."So when you have a people of colour-only dating app, you're decolourising dating interactions in that sense.On 1 January 1901, the six colonies federated, forming the Commonwealth of Australia.Australia has since maintained a stable liberal democratic political system that functions as a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy comprising six states and several territories.In the olden days, love was often left to matchmakers or involved sidelong glances at each other from afar.Today, dating can be much more complex and sometimes involves dozens of bachelorettes (or bachelors) vying for your love and affection.