Press & media

My Ladyboy Date is the leading dating platform for transgender women and trans oriented men looking for love, available in 9 languages with members in 190 countries.

The platform stands out for the quality of the interactions that its members make every day, and the high standards that the 24/7 moderation team maintains.

It also aims to break stereotypes, normalise transgender relationships and spread the message that love knows no gender.


My Ladyboy Date was founded in 2013 by French entrepreneur Cyril Mazur and Filipino beauty queen Maki Gingoyon.

Maki and Cyril were both unimpressed with the current online dating experience for transgender women and the men who like them, so they founded My Ladyboy Date in order to empower every transgender woman to lead a more fulfilling love life.

As of 2017 there are 10 team members working on My Ladyboy Date, most of them are transgender women.

Key facts

20 millions page views per month

800,000 registered users worldwide

50,000 monthly active users

70 millions messages sent (70,000 per day)

500 new daily sign ups


Jan 2013 Launching of

Oct 2013 10,000 registered users

Jan 2014 Launching of

Feb 2015 Both sites become available in 9 languages

Jan 2016 200,000 registered users

Jan 2017 400,000 registered users

Jan 2018 580,000 registered users

Jan 2019 780,000 registered users


Feel free to use the following media for your press coverage:

Success stories

Marc (from Germany) and Lorren (from the Philippines) met on My Ladyboy Date in 2013, they are now happily living together in Melbourne, Australia. See photo.

You may read more success stories on this page and this one.


A transgender woman (also called trans woman, transsexual woman, male-to-female transsexual) is a woman who was assigned male at birth. In other terms, a transgender woman was born in a man's body but identifies herself as a woman, and usually undertakes to transform her body to make it match with her gender identity.

A trans oriented man (also called trans attracted) is a man who is romantically attracted to transgender women.

Ladyboy is a colloquial term employed mainly in Thailand and other South East Asian countries to refer to transgender women.

Media coverage

October 10, 2018 — Maintains a Safe Online Community & Adds 45,000+ Users a Month

December 17, 2016 — My Transsexual Date™ Empowers Trans Women and Helps Them Find Quality Relationships With Trans-Oriented Men

Refinery29 New York

October 6, 2015 — These Beauty Queens Are Fighting For Transgender Rights In The Philippines

BBC World

July 7, 2015 — Living as a trans woman in the Philippines

October 23, 2013 — Can transgender women find love online?

Rappler Philippines

July 25, 2013 — Love, sex, and ladyboys (video)