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It wasn’t until years of intense self-reflection, countless therapy sessions and a commitment to constantly challenging and questioning my sexual biases when I finally started to break out of this unhealthy mindset.Meeting and befriending other queer people of color and listening to their experiences of racial discrimination also helped, in that it made me realize that the oppressions and feelings that I have internalized do not exist in a vacuum, and are valid.So what was the product of the overwhelming whiteness and anti-Asian biases entrenched in the Binghamton gay community?Given the community I was working with, I ended up mostly matching and, therefore, dating white men.

As a queer Asian American cis man, it was, and still is, difficult for me to navigate the queer dating scene at Binghamton University.Maybe if I was white, I would actually be interested in the guys I pursued.Maybe if I was white, my messages would say “Hey what’s up? ” Maybe if I was white, I would dislike myself a little less.We looked at race in one of our very first posts, and today we’d like to revisit the topic with fresh data.This article folds in person-to-person interactions, what one individual human being thinks of another.

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