“No Blacks.” “No Asians.” “No Hispanics.” “Whites only.”Is it racist? If you ask Joel Simkhai, the millionaire CEO of Grindr, he’ll tell you it’s preference.
In a December 2016 interview with , he said, “To say, ‘I’m only into black guys’—is that a bad thing?
A Louisiana police officer has been accused of reportedly sending racist Grindr messages to a black man who recently graduated from Louisiana State University (LSU).
In the messages sent over the gay dating app, which Charles Davis screen-captured and shared on Facebook, the anonymous user used racist expletives. Be Blessed,” Davis wrote in response to the insults.
"oh well I'm not racist, it's just preference," "i've banged like six Laotian dudes i'm chill," "i'll have you know i took the 'no portuguese' bit out of my dating profile," responses etc. Unless you happen to say some dumb shit within the confines of this particular thread or the broader confines of GAF in general, nobody's trying to start out this discussion by saying you, the reader, are racist / are a racist.
This is about tackling an element of racially-charged perception, inclusion and exclusion that ultimately contributes to the larger problems of institutional racism. If you happen to disagree with the article, you better be willing to back up your argument with sources beyond simple personal anecdotes and confirmation bias.
“To say, 'I'm only into black guys' — is that a bad thing? Nadal is the executive director of the Center for LGBTQ Studies at City University of New York's Graduate Center. "He eventually said that he had a fantasy of having his white boi pussy raped by a big-dicked nigger," Matthew told argues sexual racism "is closely associated with generic racist attitudes, which challenges the idea of racial attraction as solely a matter of personal preference."For Kevin Nadal, even subtle moments of racism indicate deeper attitudes regarding race.Since I know certain triggers do certain things to certain folk, I'm going to go ahead and lay down a couple of rules before I even get to discussing the article - which shouldn't even be a necessity at this point, and yet, here we are. As such, this is not calling you in particular out.If you really have a problem with reading the rules, at least read the stuff in bold. Do not start your argument by immediately throwing up a deflection.