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An enormous amount of users have spoken out about various instances of racism, ageism, body-shaming, stigmatisation of HIV-positive men, and many other forms of discrimination.Examples range from men including stipulations such as 'no fats, no femmes, no Asians' in their bios, to some men sending non-white users messages that include slurs, inappropriate "jokes" and comments, and even threats.Now, single women have opened the can of worms by sharing their biggest online dating grievances in a Reddit thread … Gay dating app Grindr has received negative backlash in the past over the amount of discriminatory language and abuse that is unfortunately hosted on the app.An online manifestation of discrimination that is prevalant within the LGBTQ community on a far larger scale, Grindr has decided to shine a light on it, bringing awareness of the issue to those who may not realise how widespread it actually is.The dating app has released a new video series called 'What the Flip', where two gay men of different backgrounds swap profiles so they can see the treatment the other receives on a regular basis. It’s Racism – LIGHTS OUT ‘No Blacks’ Is Not a Sexual Preference. The debate around ‘sexual racism’ is particularly heated within the gay community.
He also says he was receiving NSFW (Not Safe for Work) images from men far earlier in the conversation than he does when he's using his own profile. You can watch the the first episode of Grindr's fortnightly show 'What the Flip?You may be born gay and white, but you were not born perceiving Asian or black men as unattractive — or wanting to keep any racial group out of your bedroom, for that matter.Unlike one's sexual orientation, race-based dating restrictions are socially constructed — not innate.Like other black and brown gay men, I feel the effects of racism in everyday interactions with white gay men.But perhaps the most casual and most common place minority gays experience racism is in interactions on apps like Grindr, which to some degree have replaced gay bars as a nexus for dating and hookups.