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.Someone told me that the black man I’ve been pining for is probably in Louisiana. Maybe he’s at a crawfish boil, waiting for me to show up with the boudin and Abita beer (or maybe some Hennessy). One question Lindsey Graham shouldn’t have to answer: Why are you still single? I feel that it’s important to counter the caricature-like images of how black people are presented, so I’ve gotten a little uneasy about being the black guy who dates “others.” In my dating life, I also worry about someone choosing me just because I might feed a fetish.I have never dated a white man, but I did have, uh, an encounter, with one once. Unless Ryan Phillippe drops me a line, I may never bother again.
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I actively speak out on the representation of gay black men in mass media.