Ok Cupid, Match and Zoosk are standard fare for traditional dating websites.
You can write lengthy paragraphs about your interests, hopes, dreams, fantasy football team or whatever and upload multiple photos.
According to Raya, applications without a recommendation from a current member rarely get accepted.
So, you're an "important" person who can't have their dating profile on just any dating site -- or you want to date an equally "important" person. The League is for anyone who admits they have high standards AKA very picky.
Being a woman on the internet almost guarantees that you'll be harassed.
That's not exactly the most optimal dating environment.
Raya, on the other hand, is like the Berghain of dating apps; if the gatekeepers don't like you, you're not getting in.
The app has a vetting process that includes sharing your Instagram account and providing a recommendation from someone who's already been accepted into the Raya inner circle.