So sip on this: In the Netherlands, the anti-immigrant right was led by a gay man, Pim Fortuyn, until his assassination. This kind of behaviour causes silent suffering for black men and women; we underestimate the effect it can have on mental health. This manifests itself in numerous ways. Johnson — in his film, Stonewall. First, understand that acknowledging the ways in which you perpetuate racism is not nearly as painful as being on the receiving end of that racism. Indians are not my type.
Many of the rights and freedoms that all LGBT people won were down to the struggles of black and minority ethnic people:
The rainbow flag is whiter than it appears. Some are rejected because of their ethnicity; on the other hand, some are objectified because of it. When I meet people in real life, not necessarily gay men, just anybody there are other stereotypes that I have to defend myself from too.
Interracial dating was such a provocative thing that it was illegal in many places — just like sodomy!