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It wasn’t until I started taking steps to actively challenge my beliefs and how they affect others that I woke up.
It’s important for those of you who call yourselves allies to do the same.
The way that our culture perpetuates racism and sexism then lies about what it’s doing. It’s true that the Angry Black Woman is a negative stereotype. Before you go commenting on this blog, I suggest you check out the Required Reading. I also suggest you check out the Rules, because whether you break them in ignorance or not, you’ll still be treated the same way. Two are modified versions of “Angela Davis” by Jesus Barraza of The other two are pictures of a Sojourner Truth monument.
Dear White Gay Men, It’s time to start desegregating the LGBTQ community.
White faces are sold as the forefront of everything, to be sought after and adored.
It’s so pervasive that Roland Emmerich whitewashed the origin of the gay rights movement — Stonewall, started by black trans woman Marsha P. This blatant rewriting of history only further shows a problem the community suffers as a whole.
Much of gay socialization is centered around opportunities to date or meet men, and blatant racism is endorsed and defended under the guise of “preference.” Many of you date men who look just like you, or men of color who can pass for looking just like you.
Let’s be clear: your only “preference” is to perpetuate racism without criticism.
At the time, I didn’t even sleep with men of color (and trust me, I’ve been making up for lost time).
We don’t give those people the same benefit of the doubt to hold on to those “preferences” without being under some level of scrutiny, and your racist sexual “preferences” are no different.
We can’t give a pass to this behavior when it happens anonymously or online, either.
To unpack and understand what makes sexual preferences racist, you have to understand that anti-blackness is a core American value. But before we get there, we need to talk about the most common defenses of your sexual “preferences”: This is a false equivalency and there’s this thing called intersectionality.
Men of every race can be short, hairy, or have green eyes.