Gay Media / Racism / The Problem Guests

The Problem Guests: False Inclusivity

Written by Michael (@mycooljaymes) in response to a former #SpillSesh interview on Dating As a Gay Black Man.

My story doesn’t really come from one that deals with body issues, mine deals with the color of my skin. I’ve seen so many ads feature for white men, white men have always been the face of everything. Continue reading

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Dating / Racism / The Problem Guests

The Problem Guests: Racism in the Gay Community

Written by Robert in response to a former #SpillSesh interview on Dating As a Gay Black Man.

I am a 58 year old African American who came out at 18. I have 40 years of experience being out in Los Angeles, the Bay Area and in NYC. I experienced far less discrimination in the gay community in the 80’s and 90’s than I do now. I have tried to put my finger on why that is. Continue reading