"I have never been one who has had a lot of luck with online dating apps.There seems to be a desire for that which isn't me.
The welfare of certain segments of our community will always provoke an emotional response from me—people of color, women, children, the elderly—but for the most part, I consider myself to be a fairly chilled spirit.
Lacy feels as it’s almost incestuous for him to want to date black men. How is not being attracted to a whole race of people justified? Lacy has no actual reasoning for his preferences, and just dug himself into a bigger hole…
He’s treating a whole group of people as the few he’s grown up with, which is making a generalization.
Johnson asked a group of black gay men to sit down and reveal what really happens when they start dating interracially.
Their stories reveal the difficulties and frustrations of dating in an environment that often tokenizes and ignores them.
These stereotypes are reinforced by a society that's increasingly embracing white gay men in pop culture, but still lacks representation of gay men of color, both in mainstream and erotic media.