‘Racism in Gay Dating?!?’ Will it Ever Go Away?

"As an African-American racism didn’t slap me in the face until my 30s. For most of my adolescence, my mother shielded me from racism." - Corey Wesley

As an African-American Black Gay male, I have experienced “I don’t date black men” or even worse, I’ve seen dozens of profiles with “NO BLACKS” plastered on them, and it is true, white gay men (NOT ALL), will defend their right to post that on their profiles because it’s their so-called, “preference.”  In addition to watching this information and spot-on video, check out my article Closeted-Discrimination Within The Gay Community!

When it comes to dating the word “preferences” is often used to mask discrimination and sadly, this kind of dating racism isn’t just for straight people! So how does racism manifest in the world of gay dating apps and LGBTQ relationships?

Want to challenge your own bias? Take the quiz:
http://www.lookdifferent.org/what-can-i-do/implicit-association-test

Special Thanks to Dylan Marron
www.facebook.com/dylanmarronpage

Hosted by: Franchesca “Chescaleigh” Ramsey
Produced by: http://www.kornhaberbrown.com
Episode Written By Gabe Gonzalez (https://twitter.com/gaybonez)
Directed by: Andrew Kornhaber
Makeup By: Delina Medhin (www.instagram.com/delinamedhin)
GFX By: Matthew Rainkin & Sarah Van Hoove
Editing By: Linda Huang

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Dating

Founder, Co-Owner & Managing Editor. Corey has experience in the corporate financial services, training, brand development, and when he is not writing he's at home dancing nude with a glass of wine.

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