All three gentlemen had a different outlook and response but they kept it candid.
As a generation, millennials — Americans born in 1981 or later — are very supportive of giving everyone the right to marry, while at the same time delaying their own walks down the aisle.
What will expanded access to marriage mean for young LGBT Americans? But based on conversations with demographers, historians and a handful of gay millennials, millennials overall see marriage as a choice, not an inevitability. This story, a snapshot of one man’s views on dating and marriage, is part of an occasional series.
“I told you when you came out to me that you weren’t going to end up with a black man,” my sister said to me recently, laughing hysterically.
One out of four black gay and bisexual men will be HIV-positive by the time they turn 25 years old. Activists want that number repeated over and over to drive it home: At the current rate of infection, nearly 60 percent of this group will test HIV-positive by their 40th birthday.“Once I came out at 24, things seemed to slow down, especially since I was seeing someone at the time. It’s easier now to connect with a person’s profile than an actual person these days.” Tinder, Facebook and Instagram are popular places to search for potential mates with the click of a button or the swipe of a thumb.And while these are viable sources to use in paring up, the connections often turn out to be nothing more than casual hookups.interviewed three very affluent and very eligible gay men to discuss the complications of dating a gay or bisexual man.After doing a story a few months ago on women who are open to dating bisexual men, we learned there were quite a few Black women comfortable with dating openly bisexual men but very few women were open to discussing it publicly.