The research, conducted by Argos, also revealed shoppers hated battling through crowds, people chatting in the middle of the street and pavement hoggers.However, it seems the idea of fast lanes is more popular with younger shoppers than the old, as 69% of the 16 to 24 year-olds surveyed were in favour of fast lanes, while only 37% of over-55s backed the plan.Julian Gill-Peterson, Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh, agrees.
Currently, Tumblr only asks users to confirm their email address and age.That makes it difficult for the site to precisely count the number of young LGBTQ users, but the anecdotal evidence is abundant, and the site has started to notice patterns in other ways.The Muricay Beach is located further away, at 4 kilometers, but the white sands and clear seas more than make up for the distance.There are also mangrove tracts and seaweed plantations nearby, for those who are interested in such plant specimens."LGBT queer topics and identities are among the most used terms on the site.
Notably, when we look at terms associated with sexuality and identity, we see less mainstream language being used. What originates here in our fringes eventually makes its way to the mainstream," Lisa Rubenstein, Director of Social Impact at Tumblr, told .
The platform’s relative anonymity allows users to take big romantic risks that don’t (necessarily) compromise their personal privacy.
“It moves fast and it doesn't require everything to be attached to your name and face.
By scrolling through pictures, or skimming reblogs, users can discover what desire and identity mean to them.
“On Tumblr, the social model is less structured and defined, which I suspect means queer and trans youth who don't fit simple definitions to begin with have some space to be different, together,” Gil-Peterson said. spent her college years in a small Midwestern city, with few other openly queer people.
“Same-sex marriage wasn't legal in either of our states then, and we didn't have a song, a flash mob, or a big ring.