Bil Browning

Not Into Black Guys

Filed By Bil Browning | January 05, 2015 11:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Living
Tags: I'm From Driftwood, Nelson Moses Lassiter, racism in the gay community

I'm From Driftwood has a new video up that's well worth the view. Nelson Moses Lassiter from Philadelphia speaks about his experiences coming out as a black man and the double dose of racism it entailed.

If you can't watch the video at work, hit the link for a complete transcript. A sample:

...One time I was actually just chatting with this one guy and the conversation was going great and there was definitely a really cool connection there, there were a lot of similarities and I said, "Oh, do you want to grab a drink some time?"

And he goes, "You're really sweet, you're really nice, but I don't date black guys."

He was just like, "Well, they're just not my type."

I was like, "Well what does that mean, you don't like me because I'm black? That's weird."

And he was like, "It's okay, though, I have a friend who's into black guys."

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