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I’m quickly approaching my 25th birthday and have come to the realization that I’ve never been in a long-term relationship. That's not uncommon among millennials, but as a Black gay man, I've begun to wonder how my race has affected my chances of finding love.

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I like to think of myself as someone who’s adventurous when it comes to love and sex, someone who’d never rule out potential partners or new experiences.

But when I discussed my issue with friends, other queer men of color, they all said I have a type: white men.

But while the absence of queer POC-centric establishments is definitely an issue, many of the other Black men I see at gay bars around Manhattan and Brooklyn are booed up with white men, too.

Could we all be perpetuating internalized racism by consciously, or even unconsciously, excluding Black men and other men of color as romantic prospects?

Many queer folks were closeted, and of the few who were out, most of them were white.

After graduating, I moved to New York, and though here I was able to find queer friends who are also people of color, we are still always in the minority at gay bars and clubs.All you need to do besides registering an account is to be open, friendly and just be yourself.Write about what you are interested in, what you like or dislike, read what other people write about themselves maybe this way you would find the only one you was always looking and waiting for.I tried to deny it, but when I thought about my dating history, I realized that my friends were right.While I may flirt or develop friendships with other Black gay men, I’ve never seriously pursued a relationship with one.Love Epicentre is created not only for people who are looking for love - here you also can find like-minded persons for joint travelling or just make friends all over the world.