Jackson told WBRZ of Baton Rouge that a formal complaint hasn't been filed outside of the Facebook post.While the current case in Louisiana is in the early stages of investigation, racism and racial bias has garnered serious concern in the online dating world, with other users coming forward with their own racist experiences.Earlier this year, psychotherapist Matt Dempsey sat down with several of his non-white gay friends to talk about their personal experiences with prejudice in the gay community:..◊♦◊“While rejection will always sting,” Ragaza writes in his op-ed, “it feels like you’re being stabbed when being rejected due to your ethnicity, race, or the color of your skin.”He concludes: “Only the individual who feels the need to announce to the world that they don’t date Asians, Blacks or Latinos can answer the mystery that’s deep within their shallow hearts.
'" Louie said his interactions with white men on Grindr have since forced him to change how he operated on the platform.While that level of worldwide connection is astounding, not all of Grindr's connections are created equal. Nadal has published several works on microaggressions, which are subtle forms of bias or discrimination that, while often well intentioned, can be taken in hurtful or offensive ways by those who experience them.Matthew* — a black, 29-year-old Los Angeles resident — said he remembers a striking moment of racism while browsing Grindr one night. "People who make it a point to state that they have racial preferences, they need to examine some of the biases they have that lead to what they call those preferences," Nadal told Even attention intended to be positive but based on assumed racial traits can be harmful, according to Nadal.(Btw, I'm assuming the reader of my question is American and/or in a Western country)For everyone who says, "Lol everyone has preferences," I have a question: Does anyone not prefer white guys? Let me talk about the reasons people give for not dating white guys: No one says they don't like whites because they're "just not attracted." Not the way people say this about people of color.There's a double standard happening here."Racial dating preferences" isn't a magical personal unique inborn preference. But I'm very white, so I can't speak to your direct experience.In both cases, they tend to hide behind the guise of it’s a matter of “preference” and not racism.