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In the article “Trump’s America, Racism on Gay Dating Apps is Getting Worse,” journalist Nico Lang spoke with a number of queer people of color and found that “slurs, threats, and rejection are driving many [of them] to retreat further into romantic defeat and isolation.” White readers might ask themselves: “Is it really that bad? Two weeks ago, I messaged someone with a friendly, innocuous “hello.” He replied by calling me a nigger and writing in all caps, “HAIL TRUMP!” I won’t take the time right now to unpack the issue of racism in the gay community disguised as “sexual preferences” (but you can do your own reading here, here, and here).In the world of gay online dating, your race affects your romantic and sexual connections, whether your potential partners realize it or not.
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Ironically, even though white gay men respond to messages in general less frequently than gay men of color they fail to attract the highest rate of responses to the messages they send.
Middle Eastern gay men, on average, will receive about 48 responses for every 100 messages they send, while white gay men will receive an average of 45. Response rates vary by race less among lesbian women on Ok Cupid than gay men.
Queerness does not give whites a pass to be openly racist.