As I came across the Triborough Bridge into Manhattan, I eyed my phone and wondered if I’d see the same faces from the last time I was online.
NYC has a really high turnover rate because every queen east of the Mississippi who wants to get out of their small town and follow their dreams usually ends up here at some point.
However, recently, I started wondering if the masculine vs.
The results are pretty interesting—predictable, but still interesting.I stopped looking for dates online more than a year ago because it’s just not a productive use of my time.That said, I ended up in West Hollywood last month all by myself.I was alone in one of the gayest neighborhoods in the world, so, I thought, why not check the online presence?
My greatest strength is my personality, and I’m not very photogenic.
Add that to the fact that black men are virtually invisible on online dating sites (unless you are in the top 5 percent of musculature and attractiveness) compared to white men (who can be completely average in every way and still fill a social calendar), and it became clear to me that looking for dates on the Internet was pointless for me, personally.